Fairmont State University

Acceptance Rate 97.98 %
SAT Average 915
2023 Tuition & Fees $17,836
Student Population 3,562
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,905

Academic Overview

Fairmont State University is a public, four-years institute located in Fairmont, West Virginia. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $8,008 for West Virginia residents and $17,836 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $9,460 for West Virginia residents and $20,252 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,562 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 97.98% and the graduation rate is 45% last year.
The salary after graduation from Fairmont State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $38,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Fairmont State's tuition & fees is $8,008 for West Virginia residents and $17,836 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $9,460 for in-state students and $20,252 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Fairmont State. The acceptance rate of Fairmont State is 97.98% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 36.99%. The average graduation rate is 45% and the transfer-out rate is 21%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,905 and 71% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,562 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Fairmont State University is 97.98 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Fairmont State University is 45 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Fairmont State University is 21 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Fairmont State University is 61 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Fairmont State University is 3,562
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Fairmont State University is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,905 at Fairmont State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554-2470
Online Applicationhttps://www.fairmontstate.edu/apply
Financial Aidhttps://www.fairmontstate.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://fairmontstate.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.fairmontstate.edu/studentservices/veteran-services
Disability Servicehttps://www.fairmontstate.edu/studentservices/disability-services/disability-services

Offered Degrees

Fairmont State offers 52 major programs through online and on-site education where 5 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Post-Bachelor's Certificate11
Post-Master's Certificate11

Special Learning Opportunities

Fairmont State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,058)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,574)

Veterans Benefits

Fairmont State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges