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West Virginia Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2020-2021, 155,691 students have applied and among them 115,255 were admitted to West Virginia Colleges. 34,622 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for West Virginia Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2020-2021)
West Virginia Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total155,691 115,25534,622
Public Schools111,303 90,86529,639
4 Years (Or High)111,096 90,72229,521
2-4 Years46 3729
Less Than 2 Years161 10689
Private Schools44,388 24,3904,983
4 Years (Or High)44,279 24,3484,966
2-4 Years8 64
Less Than 2 Years101 3613
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for West Virginia Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of West Virginia Colleges is 74.03% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 81.64% and the average rate of private schools was 54.95%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for West Virginia Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2020-2021)
West Virginia Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average74.03%
Public Schools81.64%
4 Years (Or High)81.66%
2-4 Years80.43%
Less Than 2 Years65.84%
Private Schools54.95%
4 Years (Or High)54.99%
2-4 Years75.00%
Less Than 2 Years35.64%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for West Virginia Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of West Virginia Colleges was 74.03% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average admission yield was 81.64% and the average rate of private schools was 54.95%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for West Virginia Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2020-2021)
West Virginia Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average30.04%
Public Schools32.62%
4 Years (Or High)32.54%
2-4 Years78.38%
Less Than 2 Years83.96%
Private Schools20.43%
4 Years (Or High)20.40%
2-4 Years66.67%
Less Than 2 Years36.11%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for West Virginia Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of West Virginia Colleges is 963 for the academic year 2020-2021. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2020-2021)
West Virginia Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%435426
75%541524
Public Schools25%411401
75%504490
Private Schools25%459452
75%578557
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for West Virginia Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of West Virginia Colleges is 41 for the academic year 2020-2021. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2020-2021)
West Virginia Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%18 1716
75%24 2423
Public Schools25%181716
75%242423
Private Schools25%181716
75%232423
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for West Virginia Colleges