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West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV
University Website: www.wvu.edu/
Apply Online: apply.wvu.edu/applyNow
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West Virginia University (WVU) is a public land grant research university in Morgantown, West Virginia. Its other campuses include the West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Montgomery and Potomac State College of West Virginia University in Keyser; and a second clinical campus for the University's medical and dental schools at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston. WVU Extension Service provides outreach with offices in all of West Virginia's 55 counties. Since 2001, WVU has been governed by the West Virginia University Board of Governors.

Enrollment for the fall 2012 semester was 29,707 for the main campus, while enrollment across all campuses totaled 32,593. offers 184 bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degree programs in 14 colleges.

WVU has produced 24 Rhodes Scholars, including former WVU president David C. Hardesty, Jr. The University also has produced 35 Goldwater Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 5 members of USA Today's "All‑USA College Academic First Team", and 2 winners of the Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $17,844.00 avg tuition

Stewart Hall, 1500 University Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26506-6201
(304) 293-0111

Apply online Admissions:
www.arc.wvu.edu
Financial Aid:
www.finaid.wvu.edu

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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West Virginia University

Statistics:
Applied 14,335
Admitted 12,475 87%
Enrolled total 5,034
Full Time: 5,011
Part Time 23
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 460 560
SAT Math 480 580
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 21 26
ACT English 20 23
ACT Math 19 25
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 78%
4-year graduation rate 32%
6-year graduation rate 58%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

West Virginia University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,674.00 $5,674.00 $17,844.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $238.00 $238.00 $744.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,486.00 $6,486.00 $18,580.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $363.00 $363.00 $1,035.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,142.00 $7,200.00 $2,710.00
Other Expenses $1,918.00 $2,458.00 $2,710.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $60.00
Books and Supplies $1,140.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 88%
Percent receiving grant aid 73%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,861.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 59%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,922.00

West Virginia University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agricultural Economics X X
Agriculture, General X
Animal Sciences, General X X
Plant Sciences, Other X X
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Landscape Architecture X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biomedical Sciences, General X
Exercise Physiology X X
Genetics, General X
Reproductive Biology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X X
Finance, General X X
Labor and Industrial Relations X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other X X
Journalism X X
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, Other X
Computer Science X X
EDUCATION
Agricultural Teacher Education X X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGINEERING
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering X X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X
Computer Software Engineering X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering, General X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
Industrial Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Mining and Mineral Engineering X X
Petroleum Engineering X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Development X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling X
Dental Clinical Sciences, General X
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist X X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X
Pathology/Pathologist Assistant X
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design X
Public Health, General X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Forensic Science and Technology X X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Professions and Studies, Other X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management X
Forestry, General X
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management X X
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Geography X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Design and Applied Arts, Other X
Design and Visual Communications, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Music, General X X
Music, Other X
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Scholarships for Students in West Virginia

Name Amount Deadline
Dr. Frank Santamour Scholarship $1250 September 05, 2014
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