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Fairmont State University

Fairmont, WV

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Overview

Fairmont State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Fairmont, WV, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV  26554
United States
Contact Mrs. Amie Fazalare
Director of Recruiting
Email: admit@fairmontstate.edu
Phone: 304-367-4892
Fax: 304-367-4789

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Graphic And Printing Equipment Operator, General Production Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Aeronautical/aerospace Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Architectural Engineering Technologies/technicians Checkmark Checkmark
Civil Engineering Technologies/technicians Checkmark Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/technicians, General Checkmark Checkmark
Industrial Technology/technician Checkmark
Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark Checkmark
Occupational Safety And Health Technology/technician Checkmark Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family And Consumer Economics And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Avionics Maintenance Technology/technician Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
National Security Policy Studies Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aviation/airway Management And Operations Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,630
Applied
1,856
Accepted
3,527
Enrolled
71%
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Female Admissions

1,518
Females Applied
1,099
Females Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,112
Males Applied
757
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.36
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Math 515 470 560
ACT Composite 21 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,514
In-state
16,324
Out-of-state
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Fees

9,004
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

9,060
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,509
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,249
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,594
Avg. Loan Aid
7,995
Avg. Grant Aid
6,629
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
70%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,527
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.9%
Black or African American 5.58%
White or Caucasian 89.17%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 0.65%

Gender

Male (44.29%)
Female (55.71%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 28%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Student Leadership Conference and Alcohol Awareness Week

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Alpha Phi Omega, Circle K, Society for Non-traditional Students, Criminal Justice Club and Honors Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 2 No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

309
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 168
Part-time - 141
Male - 152
Female - 157
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