West Virginia State University

Acceptance Rate 96.00 %
SAT Average 940
2023 Tuition & Fees $14,385
Student Population 3,415
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $13,402

Academic Overview

West Virginia State University is a public, four-years institute located in Institute, 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 $8,647 for West Virginia residents and $14,385 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $9,743 for West Virginia residents and $20,649 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,415 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 96.00% and the graduation rate is 30% last year.
The salary after graduation from West Virginia State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $33,800. 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, WVSU's tuition & fees is $8,647 for West Virginia residents and $14,385 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $9,743 for in-state students and $20,649 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 WVSU. The acceptance rate of WVSU is 96.00% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 12.01%. The average graduation rate is 30% and the transfer-out rate is 20%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $13,402 and 37% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,415 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for West Virginia State University is 96.00 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for West Virginia State University is 30 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for West Virginia State University is 20 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for West Virginia State University is 56 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for West Virginia State University is 3,415
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for West Virginia State University is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $13,402 at West Virginia State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressRte 25, Institute, WV 25112-1000
Online Applicationwvstateu.edu/Admissions/APPLY-NOW.aspx
Financial Aidwww.wvstateu.edu/Admissions/Financial-Aid.aspx
Net Price Calculatorhttps://wvstateu.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionwww.wvstateu.edu/Current-Students/Military-Student-Services.aspx
Disability Servicewww.wvstateu.edu/Current-Students/Counseling-and-Academic-Support-Services/Disability-Services.aspx

Offered Degrees

WVSU offers 32 major programs through online and on-site education where 3 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
1-2 Years Certificate11

Special Learning Opportunities

West Virginia State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:369)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,314)

Veterans Benefits

West Virginia 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