West Virginia Colleges Statistics

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2020 West Virginia Colleges Statistics

In West Virginia State, there are 77 West Virginia Colleges - 40 public and 37 private schools. Among them, 75 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 21 schools have graduate programs. 41 West Virginia Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities and 4 schools are online completely schools that all degree programs can be completed by online educationin West Virginia. Total 139,783 students are attending West Virginia Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.08 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at West Virginia Colleges is $5,720 for West Virginia residents and $12,592 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $8,732 for West Virginia residents and $13,908 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for West Virginia Colleges.
West Virginia Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools77 schools
By Types40 public, 37 private
By Levels28 four(4) years
27 two but less than four years
22 less than two(2) years
By Categories1 National Universities
4 Liberal Arts Colleges
27 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$5,720 West Virginia residents
$12,592 out-of-state
Graduate$8,732 West Virginia residents
$13,908 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$7,654
Student Population139,783
Undergraduate116,968
Graduate22,815
Acceptance Rate77.84%
Test Scores1,008 SAT, 21 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio14.08 to 1

West Virginia Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

Next table lists West Virginia Colleges ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the West Virginia college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2019-2020 West Virginia Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 West Virginia University
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Public, 4 yearsMorgantown, WV
$25,320
($8,976)
$9,852 26,26984% 1,130 SAT
24 ACT
21 to 1
2 Shepherd University
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Public, 4 yearsShepherdstown, WV
$18,224
($7,784)
$7,100 3,15998% 1,070 SAT
23 ACT
14 to 1
3 West Virginia Wesleyan College
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Private, 4 yearsBuckhannon, WV
$32,252 $24,940 1,06666% 985 SAT
21 ACT
12 to 1
4 Bethany College
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Private, 4 yearsBethany, WV
$30,840 $33,067 57692% 970 SAT
19 ACT
11 to 1
5 West Liberty University
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Public, 4 yearsWest Liberty, WV
$16,090
($8,150)
$8,931 2,48168% 1,010 SAT
20 ACT
11 to 1
6 Marshall University
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Public, 4 yearsHuntington, WV
$19,366
($8,512)
$8,947 11,95889% 1,043 SAT
22 ACT
18 to 1
7 Wheeling University
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Private, 4 yearsWheeling, WV
$29,290 $23,662 85777% 990 SAT
20 ACT
12 to 1
8 Fairmont State University
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Public, 4 yearsFairmont, WV
$16,814
($7,738)
$7,478 3,84894% 1,005 SAT
20 ACT
15 to 1
9 Concord University
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Public, 4 yearsAthens, WV
$18,037
($8,385)
$10,083 1,80791% 930 SAT
20 ACT
16 to 1
10 University of Charleston
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Private, 4 yearsCharleston, WV
$24,200 $18,186 2,96761% 1,073 SAT
21 ACT
16 to 1
11 American Public University System
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Private, 4 yearsCharles Town, WV
$7,360 $1,720 50,047- - 23 to 1
12 Salem University
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Private, 4 yearsSalem, WV
$16,900 $7,590 1,008- - 20 to 1
- Appalachian Bible College
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Private, 4 yearsMount Hope, WV
$15,536 $12,993 22549% 1,015 SAT
20 ACT
7 to 1
- West Virginia State University
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Public, 4 yearsInstitute, WV
$14,125
($8,437)
$7,911 3,63889% 980 SAT
20 ACT
12 to 1
- Randolph Technical Center
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Public, Less than 2 yearsElkins, WV
$3,077
($2,840)
$4,144 6- - 3 to 1
- Ross Medical Education Center-Morgantown
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Private, Less than 2 yearsMorgantown, WV
$15,990 $5,277 68- - 17 to 1
- Opportunities Industrialization Center
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFairmont, WV
$11,800 - 51- - 8 to 1
- Mountain State School of Massage
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Private, Less than 2 yearsCharleston, WV
$11,484 $5,171 24- - 20 to 1
- Garnet Career Center
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Public, Less than 2 yearsCharleston, WV
$5,952
($5,302)
$6,180 76- - 7 to 1
- Mercer County Technical Education Center
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Public, 2-4 yearsPrinceton, WV
$5,477 $4,297 8782% - 13 to 1
- Pierpont Community and Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsFairmont, WV
$12,056
($4,986)
$5,372 1,613- - 14 to 1
- Valley College-Princeton
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPrinceton, WV
$15,575 $7,218 50- - 15 to 1
- Glenville State College
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Public, 4 yearsGlenville, WV
$9,514
($7,886)
$6,714 1,583- - 17 to 1
- Wood County School of Practical Nursing
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Public, Less than 2 yearsParkersburg, WV
$4,285 $8,716 28100% - 9 to 1
- West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown
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Private, 2-4 yearsMorgantown, WV
$13,950 $8,300 622- - 26 to 1
- Ben Franklin Career Center
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Public, Less than 2 yearsDunbar, WV
$6,256 $6,332 29- - 10 to 1
- Huntington School of Beauty Culture
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Private, 2-4 yearsHuntington, WV
$10,900 $4,030 105- - 24 to 1
- Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsMount Gay, WV
$6,314
($4,084)
$5,621 1,474- - 17 to 1
- Ross Medical Education Center-Charleston
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Private, Less than 2 yearsCharleston, WV
$15,990 $6,325 135- - 23 to 1
- West Virginia University at Parkersburg
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Public, 4 yearsParkersburg, WV
$8,642
($3,890)
$3,929 2,624- - 15 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Huntington
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Private, 2-4 yearsHuntington, WV
- - -- - 12 to 1
- Monongalia County Technical Education Center
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Public, Less than 2 yearsMorgantown, WV
$4,315
($4,015)
$6,009 7979% - 11 to 1
- John D Rockefeller IV Career Center
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Public, Less than 2 yearsNew Cumberland, WV
$8,046 $5,912 24- - 10 to 1
- United Technical Center
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Public, Less than 2 yearsClarksburg, WV
$3,900 $5,392 2371% - 8 to 1
- James Rumsey Technical Institute
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Public, Less than 2 yearsMartinsburg, WV
$3,975 $9,671 107- - 16 to 1
- Mineral County Vocational Technical Center
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Public, Less than 2 yearsKeyser, WV
$3,581 $5,278 27- - 9 to 1
- West Virginia Northern Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsWheeling, WV
$11,901
($4,317)
$5,495 1,253- - 11 to 1
- Bluefield State College
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Public, 4 yearsBluefield, WV
$14,448
($7,584)
$7,109 1,24390% 960 SAT
20 ACT
14 to 1
- Alderson Broaddus University
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Private, 4 yearsPhilippi, WV
$29,220 $20,844 86353% 950 SAT
20 ACT
14 to 1
- West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
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Public, 4 yearsLewisburg, WV
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- Mingo Extended Learning Center
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Public, Less than 2 yearsDelbarton, WV
$6,231 $5,173 1956% - 9 to 1
- Academy of Careers and Technology
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Public, Less than 2 yearsBeckley, WV
$9,456 $3,234 180- - 14 to 1
- Catholic Distance University
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Private, 4 yearsCharles Town, WV
$8,405 $6,238 180- - 4 to 1
- Mountain State College
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Private, 2-4 yearsParkersburg, WV
$8,515 $6,195 2375% - 12 to 1
- New River Community and Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBeaver, WV
$6,900
($4,372)
$6,466 1,053- - 14 to 1
- Carver Career Center
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Public, 2-4 yearsCharleston, WV
$6,953
($6,653)
$3,646 178- - 16 to 1
- West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport
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Private, 2-4 yearsBridgeport, WV
$14,396 $8,087 123- - 14 to 1
- Valley College-Martinsburg
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Private, 4 yearsMartinsburg, WV
$15,075 $4,725 628- - 24 to 1
- Charleston School of Beauty Culture
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Private, 2-4 yearsCharleston, WV
$12,250 $6,602 62- - 17 to 1
- West Virginia Junior College-Charleston
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Private, 2-4 yearsCharleston, WV
$14,335 $10,522 218- - 22 to 1
- B M Spurr School of Practical Nursing
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Private, Less than 2 yearsGlen Dale, WV
$5,620 $3,253 2763% - 9 to 1
- West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition
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Private, 4 yearsMorgantown, WV
$6,000 $6,195 64- - 6 to 1
- Martinsburg College
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Private, 2-4 yearsMartinsburg, WV
$4,500 $3,347 1,691100% - 58 to 1
- Future Generations University
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Private, 4 yearsFranklin, WV
$8,999 - 41- - -
- Ohio Valley University
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Private, 4 yearsVienna, WV
$22,550 $15,010 27395% 980 SAT
21 ACT
9 to 1
- Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsMoorefield, WV
$8,640
($3,888)
$5,060 374- - 7 to 1
- Meredith Manor International Equestrian Center
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Private, 2-4 yearsWaverly, WV
$21,230 $4,655 48- - 10 to 1
- Mountwest Community and Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsHuntington, WV
$11,112
($4,464)
$4,981 1,292- - 14 to 1
- Fayette Institute of Technology
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Public, Less than 2 yearsOak Hill, WV
$5,669 $4,938 28- - 10 to 1
- Huntington Junior College
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Private, 2-4 yearsHuntington, WV
$9,600 $4,986 212- - 11 to 1
- Roane-Jackson Technical Center
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Public, 2-4 yearsLeroy, WV
$4,050
($4,025)
$5,750 32- - 8 to 1
- Clarksburg Beauty Academy and School of Massage Therapy
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Private, 2-4 yearsClarksburg, WV
$15,200 $5,355 47- - 12 to 1
- International Beauty School 4
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Private, 2-4 yearsMartinsburg, WV
$25,000 $5,691 85- - 20 to 1
- West Virginia University Institute of Technology
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Public, 4 yearsBeckley, WV
$18,912
($7,560)
$8,803 1,64555% 1,015 SAT
21 ACT
13 to 1
- Scott College of Cosmetology
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Private, 2-4 yearsWheeling, WV
$14,508 $4,625 14- - 6 to 1
- Fred W Eberle Technical Center
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Public, 2-4 yearsBuckhannon, WV
$2,500 $4,309 76- - 15 to 1
- BridgeValley Community & Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsSouth Charleston, WV
$11,140
($5,142)
$4,919 1,662- - 12 to 1
- Potomac State College of West Virginia University
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Public, 4 yearsKeyser, WV
$11,544
($4,536)
$5,837 1,193- - 18 to 1
- Strayer University-West Virginia
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Private, 4 yearsScott Depot, WV
$13,515 $4,569 325- - 28 to 1
- Morgantown Beauty College Inc
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Private, 2-4 yearsMorgantown, WV
$19,202 $4,627 69- - 9 to 1
- Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsMartinsburg, WV
$7,464
($4,128)
$3,892 3,912- - 15 to 1
- Putnam Career and Technical Center
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Public, Less than 2 yearsEleanor, WV
$5,381 $4,683 20- - 5 to 1
- Ralph R Willis Career and Technical Center
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Public, Less than 2 yearsStollings, WV
$5,025
($3,647)
$3,783 24- - 12 to 1
- Valley College-Beckley
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Private, Less than 2 yearsBeckley, WV
$15,575 $5,610 113- - 24 to 1
- Davis & Elkins College
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Private, 4 yearsElkins, WV
$29,960 $23,779 73869% 1,030 SAT
21 ACT
12 to 1
- West Virginia Business College-Wheeling
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Private, 2-4 yearsWheeling, WV
$10,200 - 106- - 12 to 1
- Cabell County Career Technology Center
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Public, Less than 2 yearsHuntington, WV
$7,815
($3,500)
$5,720 108- - 4 to 1
Average$12,592
($5,720)
$7,654 139,78377.84% 1,008 SAT 14.08 to 1
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**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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West Virginia Best Colleges

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1. West Virginia UniversityPublic, 4 yearsMorgantown, WV

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2. Shepherd UniversityPublic, 4 yearsShepherdstown, WV

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3. West Virginia Wesleyan CollegePrivate, 4 yearsBuckhannon, WV

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4. Bethany CollegePrivate, 4 yearsBethany, WV

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5. West Liberty UniversityPublic, 4 yearsWest Liberty, WV

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6. Marshall UniversityPublic, 4 yearsHuntington, WV

All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020