School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Fairmont State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554-2470
Admission Information
Online Application
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Veterans Tuition
Disability Service
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Fairmont State University is 98.75% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 37.54%. The application fees are $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate98.75 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)37.54 %
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

Fairmont State's 2023 tuition & fees is $8,008 for West Virginia residents and $17,836 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 4.00% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($17,150).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $9,460 for West Virginia residents and $20,252 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 18.09% compared to the last year's rate.
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,008$17,836
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,460$20,252
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 3,562 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 549 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Fairmont State has 3,273 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 289 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,562
Undergraduate Students3,273
Graduate Students289
Online Enrollment549

Degree Information and Campus Life

Fairmont State offers 52 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 5 out of the 52 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Fairmont State
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs52 Programs
Number of online programs5 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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