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West Virginia University

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C+

Rating

Public

Type

29,323

Students

$25,320

Tuition

84%

Acceptance

#234

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Morgantown, WV

PO Box 6201, Morgantown, WV 26506

West Virginia University is a very large public university located in Morgantown, WV ranked 1stin West Virginia. It has a total of 22,522 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 84.28% acceptance rate. West Virginia University offers 213 different majors and is best known for its natural resources management and policy, wildlife fish and wildlands science and management, and forestry programs (nationally ranked 8th, 9th, and 10th respectively). With a tuition cost of $8,976 for students from West Virginia and $25,320 for those from out-of-state, West Virginia University is reasonably costly. 48.57% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $45,800 per year, which is 10% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$25,320/Year
Above Average

West Virginia University

$25,320

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$40,082/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$30,617/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

84%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

West Virginia University

84%

National

69%
Sat

1030 - 1230

81% of students submit

Admissions Yield

32%

ACT

19 - 26

58% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

22,522Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

4,712

Part-Time

18
Male

51%

In-state

83%

Female

49%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

5%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
5% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other4% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse4% Journalism88% Others

5% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

4% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

4% Journalism

88% Others

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

5%

286 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

4%

238 Graduates

Journalism

4%

234 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

4%

233 Graduates

General Studies

3%

213 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

3%

207 Graduates

Sociology

3%

184 Graduates

Psychology, General

3%

178 Graduates

Academics

B+
Professors
StudentsProfessors20:120:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

20

Number of Library Books

1,217,088

Academic Spend per Student

$12,229

Full-time Retention Rate

78%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$34,500/Year

West Virginia University

$34,500

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$34,500

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$45,800

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

48%