Fairmont State University
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Fairmont State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Fairmont, West Virginia. Fairmont State ranked 3rd in West Virginia Colleges and 18th in Federal Region III.
It has a total enrollment of 3,562 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 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 98.75% last year (undergraduate school).
Fairmont State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
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.
|Address||1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554-2470|
|Net Price Calculator||https://fairmontstate.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (smaller programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Master'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 Rate||98.75 %|
|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 Residents||Out-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)
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.
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
|Number of programs||52 Programs|
|Number of online programs||5 Programs|
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|