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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.

Website: www.wvu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
22,504
Undergraduate
Students
(47.2%) 10,625 Women
(52.8%) 11,879 Men
5,906
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
72% of 20,594 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.47
SAT Math
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

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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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,142
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 10% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes
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Campus Life

Morgantown Population
30,666
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Pittsburgh
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
15% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Mountaineer
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.6% Asian
4.7% Black/African-American
3.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
84.9% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students
6.8% from 84 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
35.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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