West Virginia State University

country rank  1093
world rank  3650

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University Overview

Established in 1891, West Virginia State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Institute (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, West Virginia State University (WVSU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. West Virginia State University (WVSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 128 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WVSU
Founded 1891
Motto A Living Laboratory of Human Relations
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address Rte 25
Institute (population range: 2,500-9,999)
25112-1000 West Virginia
United States
T +1 (304) 766 3000
F +1 (304) 768 9842

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office

+1 (304) 766 3221

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to West Virginia State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019