School Overview

West Virginia State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Institute, West Virginia. WVSU ranked 218th in Liberal Arts Colleges and 12nd in West Virginia Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 3,638 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. WVSU's acceptance rate is 96.55% last year (undergraduate school).
West Virginia State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
AddressRte 25, Institute, WV 25112-1000
Admission Information
Net Price Calculator
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of West Virginia State University is 96.55% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 10.68%. The application fees are $20 for undergraduate programs and $28 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate96.55 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)10.68 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$28

Tuition & Fees

WVSU's 2022 tuition & fees is $8,437 for West Virginia residents and $14,125 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $9,161 for West Virginia residents and $20,507 for out-of-students.
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,437$14,125
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,161$20,507
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 3,638 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 770 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WVSU has 3,502 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 136 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,638
Undergraduate Students3,502
Graduate Students136
Online Enrollment770

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs32 Programs
Number of online programs3 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs2 Year Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

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