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Total Student Population Comparison

The total student population of best schools in West Virginia is 54,988 with 30,300 female students and 24,688 male students. This enrollment statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2020-2021. The following table compares the student population for both undergraduate and graduate schools between best schools in West Virginia.
Among the best schools in West Virginia, West Virginia University has the most enrolled students of 26,269, while Bethany College has the least number of students of 576 for both in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In West Virginia
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1West Virginia University26,26912,582 13,687
2Shepherd University3,1591,216 1,943
3West Virginia Wesleyan College1,066473 593
4Bethany College576325 251
5West Liberty University2,481903 1,578
6Marshall University11,9584,805 7,153
7Wheeling University857448 409
8Fairmont State University3,8481,532 2,316
9Concord University1,807664 1,143
10University of Charleston2,9671,740 1,227
Total54,988 24,68830,300

Undergraduate Student Population

The total undergraduate population of best schools in West Virginia is 43,389 with 23,478 female students and 19,911 male students. The following table compares 2020-2021 undergraduate enrollment between best schools in West Virginia.
Among the best schools in West Virginia, West Virginia University has the most enrolled undergraduate students of 20,495, while Bethany College has the least number of undergraduate students of 569.
Undergraduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In West Virginia
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1West Virginia University20,4959,965 10,530
2Shepherd University2,7161,114 1,602
3West Virginia Wesleyan College979451 528
4Bethany College569321 248
5West Liberty University2,125762 1,363
6Marshall University8,7723,669 5,103
7Wheeling University582338 244
8Fairmont State University3,5731,456 2,117
9Concord University1,463602 861
10University of Charleston2,1151,233 882
Total43,38919,91123,478

Graduate Student Population

The total graduate population of best schools in West Virginia is 43,389 with 23,478 female students and 19,911 male students. The following table compares 2019-2020 graduate enrollment between best schools in West Virginia.
Among the best schools in West Virginia, West Virginia University has the most enrolled graduate students of 20,495, while Bethany College has the least number of graduate students of 569.
Graduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In West Virginia
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1West Virginia University20,4959,965 10,530
2Shepherd University2,7161,114 1,602
3West Virginia Wesleyan College979451 528
4Bethany College569321 248
5West Liberty University2,125762 1,363
6Marshall University8,7723,669 5,103
7Wheeling University582338 244
8Fairmont State University3,5731,456 2,117
9Concord University1,463602 861
10University of Charleston2,1151,233 882
Total43,38919,91123,478

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

The following table compares 2019-2020 distance learning enrollment for both undergraduate and graduate programs between best schools in West Virginia. In undergraduate programs, out of total 43,389 students, 11,334 students (26.12%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 22,169 students (51.09%) have learned from at least one online course. For graduate schools, out of total 11,599 students, 4,665 students (40.22%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 4,758 students (41.02%) have learned from at least one online course.
Online Course (Distance Learning) Population Comparison Between Best Schools In West Virginia
RankNameUndergraduateGraduate
TotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online ClassesTotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online Classes
1West Virginia University20,495 7,402
(36.12%)
12,702
(61.98%)
5,774 2,266
(39.24%)
2,423
(41.96%)
2Shepherd University2,716 351
(12.92%)
1,877
(69.11%)
443 279
(62.98%)
86
(19.41%)
3West Virginia Wesleyan College979 979
(100.00%)
-87 87
(100.00%)
-
4Bethany College569 - -7 - -
5West Liberty University2,125 25
(1.18%)
675
(31.76%)
356 134
(37.64%)
82
(23.03%)
6Marshall University8,772 952
(10.85%)
3,500
(39.90%)
3,186 678
(21.28%)
1,956
(61.39%)
7Wheeling University582 106
(18.21%)
476
(81.79%)
275 116
(42.18%)
159
(57.82%)
8Fairmont State University3,573 344
(9.63%)
1,403
(39.27%)
275 226
(82.18%)
14
(5.09%)
9Concord University1,463 124
(8.48%)
891
(60.90%)
344 302
(87.79%)
2
(0.58%)
10University of Charleston2,115 1,051
(49.69%)
645
(30.50%)
852 577
(67.72%)
36
(4.23%)
Average43,389 11,334
(26.12%)
22,169
(51.09%)
11,599 4,665
(40.22%)
4,758
(41.02%)
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