West Virginia Colleges Key Statiistics

Average Tuition & Fees $13,823 ($5,501)
Average Acceptance Rates 72.21 %
Total Student Population 153,262
Average Graduation Rates 54.73 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.22 to 1

West Virginia Colleges Overview

In academic year 2016-2017, there are 77 colleges universities in West Virginia State - 41 public and 36 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

West Virginia Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)13
Private (for-profit)23
4 Year or High27
2-4 Year27
Less than 2 year23

Average Academic Statistics for West Virginia State Colleges

[chart] West Virginia Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Acceptance Rate for West Virginia colleges is 72.208333333333 %.
Average Graduation Rate for West Virginia colleges is 54.732394366197 %
Average Transfer-out Rate for West Virginia colleges is 16.758620689655 %
Average Retention Rate for West Virginia colleges is 67.761194029851 %
Total Student Population for West Virginia colleges is 153,262
Average Student to Faculty Ratio for West Virginia colleges is 14.219178082192 %

West Virginia Colleges Student Services

Next table summarizes the number of schools that provide student services by type.

Student Services at West Virginia
Remedial services49 out of 77 Schools
Academic/career counseling service66 out of 77 Schools
Employment services for students49 out of 77 Schools
Placement services for completers61 out of 77 Schools
On-campus day care for students' children6 out of 77 Schools
Library facilities at institution59 out of 77 Schools

Offered Degrees At West Virginia Colleges

West Virginia colleges and universities are offering 1,839 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at West Virginia State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate11233
One but less than two years certificate32416
Associate's Degree41667
Two but less than four years certificate100
Bachelor's Degree63970
Post Bachelor's Degree6127
Master's Degree20866
Post Master's Degree164
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship340
Doctor's degree - professional practice192

2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees For West Virginia Colleges

For undergraduate schools, in academic year 2016-2017, the average tuition & fess for West Virginia colleges is $5,501 for West Virginia residents and $13,823 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $7,418 for in-state students and $12,782 for out-of-state students.

West Virginia 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees
[chart] West Virginia State 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees

Special Learning Opportunities at West Virginia State

Next table shows the number of West Virginia schools which are offering special learning by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at West Virginia State
Online Completely1 out of 77 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes33 out of 77 Schools
Graduate Online Classes12 out of 77 Schools
ROTC8 out of 77 Schools
ROTC Army8 out of 77 Schools
ROTC Navy0 out of 77 Schools
ROTC Air Force1 out of 77 Schools
Weekend/Evening College21 out of 77 Schools
Teacher certificate21 out of 77 Schools
Study Abroad16 out of 77 Schools
Campus Housing22 out of 77 Schools
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.