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West Virginia State University


Founded in 1891, WVSU has 2,884 students and a low 15-to-1 student/faculty ratio and offers undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees and an affordable tuition. WVSU is located in Institute, W.Va., a suburb of Charleston, the largest city and the capital of West Virginia. With more than 300,000 people living in the metropolitan area, it's an active, exciting and engaging community, boasting cultural and historical events, music, festivals and entertainment.

School Information

Rte 25
Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000
P: (304) 766-3000
F: (304) 766-5182
Calendar: Semester
Locale: Suburb: Midsize
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Common name(s): WVSU |West Virginia State

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 2,884Total Students
  • 1,298Male Students
  • 1,586Female Students
  • 20Total Intl Students
  • 13Intl Male Students
  • 7Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 114Total Faculty
  • 66Male Faculty
  • 48Female Faculty
  • 16:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 8,000

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,100

Books & Supplies

$ 7,000

Room & Board

$ 0

Other Expenses

$ 16,100

Total

Admissions

2,587
total applicants

41%
admitted (1061)

38%
enrolled (984)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
400-500
Math
380-480
Reading
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
18-22
Composite
16-22
Math
16-20
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Recommended
Recommendations?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Biology
ESL (English as a Second Language)
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History, General
International/Global Studies
Law Enforcement Record-Keeping and Evidence Management
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sports Studies

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