Established in 1867, West Virginia University is the state's major research, doctoral degree-granting, land-grant, public, comprehensive institution. It provides high quality programs of instruction, offering 166 types of degrees at the undergraduate, graduate and first-professional levels, including the state's only law school. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture and Forestry, Arts and Sciences, Business and Economics, Creative Arts, Engineering and Mineral Resources, and Human Resources and Education, and the Schools of Dentistry, Journalism, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Education, and Social Work. The school fosters basic and applied research and scholarship and engages in and encourages other creative and artistic work. The wide range of health science programs taught at the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center through the schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing and pharmacy includes allied health programs and graduate programs in basic health sciences. The two campuses, totaling 673 acres, are located in Morgantown and Evansdale, 75 miles south of Pittsburgh.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
21,086
Undergraduates
10,565
Men - 50.1%
10,522
Women - 49.9%
5,753
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.45
SAT Math
510-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
520-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,734
Out-of-state: $40,082
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,972
Out-of-state: $25,320
Room and Board
$11,062
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$6,737
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,541
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
16%
10-19
22%
20-29
27%
30-39
10%
40-49
8%
50-99
10%
Over 100
7%
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Pittsburgh Population
30,666
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Pittsburgh
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Mountaineer
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
1.7%
Black/African-American
4.1%
Hispanic/Latino
4.2%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.2%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
84.8%
Unknown
0.7%
International Students
5.4%
First-Year Students Returning
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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