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Best Colleges in West Virginia

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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, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
2 Shepherd UniversityShepherdstown, WVPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 West Virginia Wesleyan CollegeBuckhannon, WVPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 Bethany CollegeBethany, WVPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
5 West Liberty UniversityWest Liberty, WVPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master
6 Marshall UniversityHuntington, WVPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Wheeling UniversityWheeling, WVPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Fairmont State UniversityFairmont, WVPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master
9 Concord UniversityAthens, WVPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
10 University of CharlestonCharleston, WVPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in West Virginia is $15,806 for State residents and $23,843 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 82.00% and graduation rate is 47.00%. 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 84% 62% 18:126,269
2 Shepherd University $7,784 / $18,224 98% 46% 16:13,159
3 West Virginia Wesleyan College $32,252 66% 55% 13:11,066
4 Bethany College $30,840 92% 43% 10:1576
5 West Liberty University $8,150 / $16,090 68% 53% 13:12,481
6 Marshall University $8,512 / $19,366 89% 50% 18:111,958
7 Wheeling University $29,290 77% 42% 11:1857
8 Fairmont State University $7,738 / $16,814 94% 35% 16:13,848
9 Concord University $8,385 / $18,037 91% 38% 15:11,807
10 University of Charleston $32,200 61% 46% 15:12,967
Average$15,806 / $23,84382.00%47.00%14.50:15,499
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