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Buckhannon

Buckhannon is the only incorporated city in, and the county seat of, Upshur County, West Virginia, United States, and is located along the Buckhannon River. The population was 5,639 at the 2010 census. Buckhannon is home to West Virginia Wesleyan College and the West Virginia Strawberry Festival, held annually on the third week of May. The city is located 115 miles northeast from the capital city of Charleston and 140 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The Sago Mine collapse occurred near Buckhannon on January 2, 2006, resulting in the deaths of 12 of 13 trapped miners. At the time, it was one of the worst mining accidents in the United States for several years and attracted national news coverage.

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Schools in and around Buckhannon, WV

Name
Fred W Eberle Technical Center
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $23,940 average out-state tuition; $23,940 average in-state tuition
Alderson Broaddus College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $22,530 average out-state tuition; $22,530 average in-state tuition
HRDE-Stanley Technical Institute-Clarksburg
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private not for profit
Clarksburg Beauty Academy and School of Massage Therapy
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Davis & Elkins College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $22,000 average out-state tuition; $22,000 average in-state tuition
United Technical Center
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public; $3,000 average out-state tuition; $3,000 average in-state tuition

Buckhannon, WV Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016