Average Tuition & Fees $12,602
Average Acceptance Rates 71.68 %
Total Student Population 142,443
Average Graduation Rates 58.00 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.53 to 1

West Virginia Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, there are 77 colleges and universities in West Virginia State - 40 public and 37 private schools. By school level, there are 28 4 Year or high, 27 2-4 years, and 22 less than 2 years schools in West Virginia. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

West Virginia Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)13
Private (for-profit)24
4 Year or High28
2-4 Year27
Less than 2 year22

Average Academic Statistics for West Virginia Colleges

The average acceptance rate for West Virginia colleges is 71.68% and the average graduation rate is 58.00% in academic year 2019-2020. Total 142,443 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended West Virginia colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.53:1. 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 19.518518518519 %
Average Retention Rate for West Virginia colleges is 66 %

2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees For West Virginia Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for West Virginia colleges are $9,552 for West Virginia residents and $12,602 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $10,908 for in-state students and $13,946 for out-of-state students.

West Virginia 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] West Virginia State 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at West Virginia Colleges

West Virginia colleges and universities are offering 1,937 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 certificate11257
One but less than two years certificate33928
Associate's Degree41781
Two but less than four years certificate120
Bachelor's Degree67786
Post Bachelor's Degree6928
Master's Degree23488
Post Master's Degree153
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship422
Doctor's degree - professional practice204

Special Learning Opportunities at West Virginia State

In West Virginia, 3 colleges offer all programs online completely. 40 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 19 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 8 colleges have the ROTC programs and 17 colleges offer the study abroad programs. 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 Classes40 out of 76 Schools
Graduate Online Classes19 out of 76 Schools
ROTC8 out of 76 Schools
Weekend/Evening College15 out of 76 Schools
Teacher certificate20 out of 76 Schools
Study Abroad17 out of 76 Schools