West Virginia Colleges Key Statistics

Average Tuition & Fees $12,549 ($11,000)
Average Acceptance Rates 71.28 %
Total Student Population 144,742
Average Graduation Rates 57.67 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.68 to 1

West Virginia Colleges Overview

In academic year 2017-2018, there are 76 colleges and universities in West Virginia State - 40 public and 36 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

West Virginia Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)13
Private (for-profit)23
4 Year or High27
2-4 Year28
Less than 2 year21

Average Academic Statistics for West Virginia State Colleges

The average Acceptance Rate for West Virginia colleges is 71.28% and the average graduation rate is 57.67 % in academic year 2017-2018. Total 144,742 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended West Virginia colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.68:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in West Virginia

[Chart] West Virginia Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for West Virginia colleges is 15.484848484848 %
Average Retention Rate for West Virginia colleges is 70.308823529412 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For West Virginia Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for West Virginia colleges are $11,000 for West Virginia residents and $12,549 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $10,835 for in-state students and $13,920 for out-of-state students.

West Virginia 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] West Virginia State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at West Virginia Colleges

West Virginia colleges and universities are offering 1,903 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at West Virginia State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate11254
One but less than two years certificate33231
Associate's Degree41486
Two but less than four years certificate100
Bachelor's Degree66990
Post Bachelor's Degree6527
Master's Degree22781
Post Master's Degree142
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship401
Doctor's degree - professional practice204

Special Learning Opportunities at West Virginia State

Next table shows the number of West Virginia schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at West Virginia State
Online Completely3 out of 76 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes42 out of 76 Schools
Graduate Online Classes19 out of 76 Schools
ROTC7 out of 76 Schools
Weekend/Evening College18 out of 76 Schools
Teacher certificate20 out of 76 Schools
Study Abroad17 out of 76 Schools