3,807
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,060
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
65
65%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,943
Applied
1,930
Accepted
3,807
Enrolled
66%
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Female Admissions

1,707
Females Applied
1,139
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,236
Males Applied
791
Males Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.29
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
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

3,807
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 5.07%
White or Caucasian 85.89%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 0.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 2.73%
Other 0.76%

Gender

Male (44.6%)
Female (55.4%)

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 21%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Student Leadership Conference and Alcohol Awareness Week

Student Services

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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
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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
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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
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Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Faculty

325
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 173
Part-time - 152
Male - 162
Female - 163