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Potomac State College of West Virginia University

  • Keyser, WV
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 54%46%
    student ratio
  • 1,660
    total students
  • $3,336 | $9,288
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 33%
    acceptance rate
  • Non-competitive
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 432
    sat math
  • 427
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 19
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agricultural Business and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Economics
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Mechanization
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Agriculture
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Agriculture and Agriculture Operations Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Agronomy and Crop Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Horticultural Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Programming
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Programming (Specific Applications)
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Data Processing and Data Processing Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Network and System Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Agricultural Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Engineering
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Engineering
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Civil Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Medical Administrative Assistant and Medical Secretary
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Forest Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Forestry
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied3,149
    • Accepted1,064
    • Acceptance Rate33%
    • Enrolled1,660
    • Female Applicants1,561
    • Females Accepted580
    • Female Acceptance Rate37%
    • Male Applicants1,588
    • Males Accepted484
    • Male Acceptance Rate30%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.85
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 427 380 470
    • SAT Math 432 380 480
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 19 17 22
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$3,336
    • Out-of-state tuition *$9,288
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$7,858.00
    • Room only *$4,148.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,660
    • Male Student Percentage46%
    • Female Student Percentage54%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino2.23%
    • Black or African American13.67%
    • White or Caucasian62.23%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.3%
    • Asian.18%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.18%
    • Two or more races3.43%
    • Unknown.48%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.36% representing 4 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students35.62% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 38%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Agriculture & Forestry Club, Black Student Alliance, Gamers & Geeks Club, Campus & Community Ministries
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division X Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division X Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Lacrosse No Division X Yes
    • Soccer Yes Division X No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division X Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Lacrosse No Division X Yes
    • Soccer Yes Division X No
    • Softball Yes Division X Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division X Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty88
    • Full-time Percentage47%
    • Part-time Percentage53%
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio25:1 or 1,413 students to 57 faculty

Location & Contact

101 Fort Avenue
Keyser, WV 26726-2698
USA

Ms.Beth Little

Director of Enrollment Services

Phone: 304-788-6820
Fax: 304-788-6939
Email: go2psc@mail.wvu.edu



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