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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.

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Total Tuition $8,000.00

School Information

  • 5000 Fairlawn Avenue
    Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000
  • (304) 766-3084
  • (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

Total Faculty
Student/Fac Ratio

* All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of December 2018


SAT Scores:
Math: 400–500, Reading: 380–480
(25th-75th percentile)
ACT Scores:
(25th-75th percentile)

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:
Admissions Test Scores?
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Certificate Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
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
Spanish Language and Literature
Sports Studies

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