At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1865
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $6,950
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Town

Fairmont, WV

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

N/A

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 65%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 24%
  • Application Fee
  • $25
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

74%

Top half of HS class

34%

Top quarter of HS class

12%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 410-510
  • Math
  • 410-510
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 18-23
  • English
  • 16-23
  • Math
  • 16-22
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 64%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 24%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 3,804

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$6,950

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,000

books and supplies

$9,640

room and board

$17,590

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$14,666

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,000

books and supplies

$9,640

room and board

$25,306

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $7,295
  • $30-$48K
  • $8,497
  • $48-$75K
  • $10,612
  • $75-$110K
  • $13,354
  • $110 & UP
  • $14,350
Financial aid

91%

Receiving Financial Aid

46%

Receiving Federal Grants

61%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: N/A

Student Life

Student Body

3,804

Total undergrad enrollment

245

Total grad students

12%

Out-of-state

86%

In-state

2%

International
Students

  • 55%

    FEMALE

  • 45

    MALE
Organizations

81

Student Organizations

5

Fraternities

4

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

24%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 1%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 6%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 2%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 85%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

15:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

168

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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