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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in West Virginia. By school type, there are 6 public and 4 private schools in best schools in West Virginia. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In West Virginia
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 West Virginia UniversityMorgantown, WVPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
2 Shepherd UniversityShepherdstown, WVPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 West Virginia Wesleyan CollegeBuckhannon, WVPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 Bethany CollegeBethany, WVPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
5 West Liberty UniversityWest Liberty, WVPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master
6 Marshall UniversityHuntington, WVPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Wheeling UniversityWheeling, WVPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Fairmont State UniversityFairmont, WVPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master
9 Concord UniversityAthens, WVPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
10 University of CharlestonCharleston, WVPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in West Virginia is $15,876 for State residents and $23,989 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 85.80% and graduation rate is 48.60%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In West Virginia
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 West Virginia University $8,976 / $25,320 89.82% 64% 21:126,269
2 Shepherd University $7,784 / $18,224 96.41% 44% 14:13,159
3 West Virginia Wesleyan College $32,612 84.43% 54% 12:11,066
4 Bethany College $31,600 73.55% 43% 11:1576
5 West Liberty University $8,345 / $16,294 73.85% 42% 11:12,481
6 Marshall University $8,552 / $19,606 97.80% 52% 18:111,958
7 Wheeling University $29,290 78.07% 57% 12:1857
8 Fairmont State University $7,892 / $17,150 98.75% 45% 15:13,848
9 Concord University $8,690 / $18,440 95.63% 42% 16:11,807
10 University of Charleston $31,350 69.71% 43% 16:12,967
Average$15,876 / $23,98985.80%48.60%14.60:15,499
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