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 142,443 students are attending West Virginia Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.53 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at West Virginia Colleges is $5,641 for West Virginia residents and $12,499 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $8,627 for West Virginia residents and $13,529 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$5,641 West Virginia residents
$12,499 out-of-state
Graduate$8,627 West Virginia residents
$13,529 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$6,974
Student Population142,443
Undergraduate120,909
Graduate21,534
Acceptance Rate73.00%
Test Scores1,022 SAT, 21 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio14.53 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
Public, 4 yearsMorgantown, WV
$25,320
($8,976)
$10,067 26,86484% 1,130 SAT
24 ACT
18 to 1
2 Shepherd University
Public, 4 yearsShepherdstown, WV
$18,224
($7,784)
$6,800 3,64896% 1,070 SAT
23 ACT
16 to 1
3 West Virginia Wesleyan College
Private, 4 yearsBuckhannon, WV
$31,944 $24,756 1,29464% 1,030 SAT
21 ACT
13 to 1
4 Bethany College
Private, 4 yearsBethany, WV
$30,666 $26,033 58195% 1,005 SAT
20 ACT
10 to 1
5 West Liberty University
Public, 4 yearsWest Liberty, WV
$15,930
($7,990)
$8,387 2,52671% 1,060 SAT
21 ACT
13 to 1
6 Marshall University
Public, 4 yearsHuntington, WV
$19,266
($8,412)
$8,922 13,20487% 1,045 SAT
22 ACT
18 to 1
7 Wheeling University
Private, 4 yearsWheeling, WV
$29,290 $21,522 1,17168% 1,020 SAT
21 ACT
11 to 1
8 Fairmont State University
Public, 4 yearsFairmont, WV
$16,814
($7,738)
$7,199 3,94785% 1,010 SAT
21 ACT
16 to 1
9 Concord University
Public, 4 yearsAthens, WV
$18,037
($8,385)
$12,485 2,04082% 1,000 SAT
20 ACT
15 to 1
10 University of Charleston
Private, 4 yearsCharleston, WV
$23,389 $18,580 2,62350% 1,042 SAT
22 ACT
15 to 1
11 American Public University System
Private, 4 yearsCharles Town, WV
$7,324 $1,705 46,088- - 21 to 1
12 Salem UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSalem, WV $16,700 $7,625 990- - 22 to 1
- West Virginia University at Parkersburg
Public, 4 yearsParkersburg, WV
$8,642
($3,890)
$1,985 2,403- - 15 to 1
- Monongalia County Technical Education Center
Public, Less than 2 yearsMorgantown, WV
$4,015 $4,809 9574% - 14 to 1
- United Technical Center
Public, Less than 2 yearsClarksburg, WV
$3,900 $5,951 2875% - 12 to 1
- James Rumsey Technical Institute
Public, Less than 2 yearsMartinsburg, WV
$6,809 $4,993 135- - 11 to 1
- Mineral County Vocational Technical CenterPublic, Less than 2 yearsKeyser, WV $3,581 $4,355 19- - 6 to 1
- Randolph Technical Center
Public, Less than 2 yearsElkins, WV
$2,840 $4,077 16- - 8 to 1
- West Virginia Northern Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsWheeling, WV
$11,595
($4,155)
$5,905 1,541- - 12 to 1
- Ross Medical Education Center-MorgantownPrivate, Less than 2 yearsMorgantown, WV $15,990 $4,177 50- - 10 to 1
- Bluefield State College
Public, 4 yearsBluefield, WV
$14,352
($7,488)
$7,045 1,27594% 880 SAT
19 ACT
12 to 1
- Mountain State School of Massage
Private, Less than 2 yearsCharleston, WV
$11,414 $3,437 18- - 20 to 1
- Alderson Broaddus University
Private, 4 yearsPhilippi, WV
$29,220 $18,015 91147% 960 SAT
19 ACT
14 to 1
- West Virginia School of Osteopathic MedicinePublic, 4 yearsLewisburg, WV - - 841- - -
- Pierpont Community and Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsFairmont, WV
$11,704
($4,938)
$5,169 1,828- - 15 to 1
- Academy of Careers and Technology
Public, Less than 2 yearsBeckley, WV
$9,456 $3,712 155- - 11 to 1
- Mountain State College
Private, 2-4 yearsParkersburg, WV
$8,515 $3,877 2375% - 18 to 1
- Carver Career Center
Public, 2-4 yearsCharleston, WV
$6,653 $4,204 170- - 16 to 1
- Valley College-Martinsburg
Private, 4 yearsMartinsburg, WV
$15,575 $5,256 516- - 24 to 1
- Huntington School of Beauty CulturePrivate, 2-4 yearsHuntington, WV $10,900 $3,400 99- - 20 to 1
- Ross Medical Education Center-CharlestonPrivate, Less than 2 yearsCharleston, WV $15,990 $4,615 107- - 15 to 1
- Charleston School of Beauty Culture
Private, 2-4 yearsCharleston, WV
$12,250 $7,143 80- - 12 to 1
- West Virginia Junior College-Charleston
Private, 2-4 yearsCharleston, WV
$13,533 $9,349 126- - 22 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-HuntingtonPrivate, 2-4 yearsHuntington, WV - - -- - 12 to 1
- B M Spurr School of Practical Nursing
Private, Less than 2 yearsGlen Dale, WV
$5,415 $3,763 3633% - 12 to 1
- West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition
Private, 4 yearsMorgantown, WV
$6,000 $5,035 56- - 6 to 1
- John D Rockefeller IV Career Center
Public, Less than 2 yearsNew Cumberland, WV
$8,046 $455 30- - 10 to 1
- Ohio Valley University
Private, 4 yearsVienna, WV
$21,900 $12,793 50969% 1,045 SAT
20 ACT
12 to 1
- Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsMoorefield, WV
$6,936
($3,552)
$4,670 483- - 8 to 1
- Meredith Manor International Equestrian Center
Private, 2-4 yearsWaverly, WV
$21,050 $3,879 65- - 9 to 1
- Fayette Institute of Technology
Public, Less than 2 yearsOak Hill, WV
$5,669 $4,314 36- - 10 to 1
- Huntington Junior College
Private, 2-4 yearsHuntington, WV
$9,000 $5,196 315- - 20 to 1
- Roane-Jackson Technical Center
Public, 2-4 yearsLeroy, WV
$4,025 $5,955 37- - 9 to 1
- Mingo Extended Learning Center
Public, Less than 2 yearsDelbarton, WV
$6,601 $4,863 34- - 10 to 1
- Clarksburg Beauty Academy and School of Massage Therapy
Private, 2-4 yearsClarksburg, WV
$15,200 $4,654 48- - 11 to 1
- International Beauty School 4
Private, 2-4 yearsMartinsburg, WV
$25,000 $5,685 69- - 20 to 1
- Catholic Distance UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsCharles Town, WV $8,405 $3,370 203- - 3 to 1
- West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Public, 4 yearsBeckley, WV
$18,912
($7,560)
$8,369 1,75551% 1,030 SAT
21 ACT
13 to 1
- New River Community and Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsBeaver, WV
$6,900
($4,372)
$6,009 1,169- - 15 to 1
- Fred W Eberle Technical Center
Public, 2-4 yearsBuckhannon, WV
$2,500 $2,580 224- - 16 to 1
- West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport
Private, 2-4 yearsBridgeport, WV
$12,874 $7,558 108- - 15 to 1
- Scott College of Cosmetology
Private, 2-4 yearsWheeling, WV
$14,508 $4,625 14- - 6 to 1
- Potomac State College of West Virginia University
Public, 4 yearsKeyser, WV
$11,544
($4,536)
$5,673 1,340- - 19 to 1
- Morgantown Beauty College Inc
Private, 2-4 yearsMorgantown, WV
$19,902 $4,758 87- - 12 to 1
- Putnam Career and Technical Center
Public, Less than 2 yearsEleanor, WV
$5,668 $4,780 89- - 19 to 1
- Ralph R Willis Career and Technical Center
Public, Less than 2 yearsStollings, WV
$3,647 $2,852 40- - 12 to 1
- Valley College-Beckley
Private, Less than 2 yearsBeckley, WV
$15,575 $7,583 117- - 24 to 1
- Martinsburg College
Private, 2-4 yearsMartinsburg, WV
$4,500 $4,907 1,203100% - 49 to 1
- Davis & Elkins College
Private, 4 yearsElkins, WV
$29,630 $21,761 79340% 1,030 SAT
21 ACT
11 to 1
- Future Generations UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsFranklin, WV $8,999 - 20- - -
- Cabell County Career Technology Center
Public, Less than 2 yearsHuntington, WV
$7,665
($3,500)
$3,511 115- - 4 to 1
- West Virginia Business College-Wheeling
Private, 2-4 yearsWheeling, WV
$10,200 - 106- - 12 to 1
- Appalachian Bible College
Private, 4 yearsMount Hope, WV
$15,162 $12,562 26337% 1,055 SAT
21 ACT
9 to 1
- West Virginia State University
Public, 4 yearsInstitute, WV
$17,691
($8,237)
$13,483 3,69295% 965 SAT
20 ACT
19 to 1
- Mountwest Community and Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsHuntington, WV
$10,392
($4,182)
$4,566 1,873- - 14 to 1
- Opportunities Industrialization Center
Private, Less than 2 yearsFairmont, WV
$11,800 - 51- - 8 to 1
- Garnet Career Center
Public, Less than 2 yearsCharleston, WV
$5,302 $4,628 91- - 9 to 1
- Mercer County Technical Education Center
Public, 2-4 yearsPrinceton, WV
$5,517 $2,422 7680% - 11 to 1
- Valley College-Princeton
Private, Less than 2 yearsPrinceton, WV
$15,575 $7,218 50- - 15 to 1
- Glenville State College
Public, 4 yearsGlenville, WV
$8,818
($7,308)
$5,120 1,586- - 17 to 1
- Wood County School of Practical Nursing
Public, Less than 2 yearsParkersburg, WV
$4,285 $4,222 22100% - 10 to 1
- BridgeValley Community & Technical CollegePublic, 2-4 yearsSouth Charleston, WV $10,960
($4,867)
$5,019 1,689- - 12 to 1
- West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown
Private, 2-4 yearsMorgantown, WV
$13,210 $7,415 540- - 20 to 1
- Strayer University-West VirginiaPrivate, 4 yearsScott Depot, WV $13,515 $5,321 221- - 41 to 1
- Ben Franklin Career Center
Public, Less than 2 yearsDunbar, WV
$5,419 $5,499 45- - 9 to 1
- Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsMartinsburg, WV
$7,464
($4,128)
$3,872 6,273- - 25 to 1
- Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsMount Gay, WV
$6,184
($4,084)
$5,631 1,458- - 17 to 1
Average$12,499
($5,641)
$6,974 142,44373.00% 1,022 SAT 14.53 to 1
*West Virginia college ranking
**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