School Overview

Fairmont State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Fairmont, West Virginia. Fairmont State ranked 8th in West Virginia Colleges and 75th in Federal Region III.
It has a total enrollment of 3,848 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. Fairmont State's acceptance rate is 99.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Fairmont State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554-2470
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Fairmont State University is 99.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 38.00%. The application fees are $25 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate99.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)38.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

Fairmont State's 2022 tuition & fees is $7,892 for West Virginia residents and $17,150 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $7,892 for West Virginia residents and $17,150 for out-of-students.
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,892$17,150
Graduate Tuition & Fees$7,892$17,150
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 3,848 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 570 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Fairmont State has 3,573 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 275 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,848
Undergraduate Students3,573
Graduate Students275
Online Enrollment570

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs47 Programs
Number of online programs3 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate

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On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
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