1,475
Students
Financial aid thermometer
7,048
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
48
48%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Potomac State College of West Virginia University is a 2-year institution located in Keyser, WV, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 75 Arnold Street
Keyser, WV  26726
United States
Contact Ms. Beth Little
Director of Enrollment Services
Email: go2psc@mail.wvu.edu
Phone: 304-788-6820
Fax: 304-788-6939

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Horse Husbandry/equine Science And Management Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs 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 Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters 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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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Wood Science And Wood Products/pulp And Paper Technology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies 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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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,582
Applied
1,241
Accepted
1,475
Enrolled
48%
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Female Admissions

1,295
Females Applied
695
Females Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,287
Males Applied
546
Males Accepted
42%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
2.86
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 19 16 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,488
In-state
11,376
Out-of-state
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Fees

8,524
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

7,048
Avg. Financial Aid Package
7,124
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
800
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,663
Avg. Loan Aid
1,456
Avg. Grant Aid
5,295
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,475
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.35%
Black or African American 20.92%
White or Caucasian 69.12%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.49%
Asian 0.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.16%
Two or more races 4.17%
Other 1.06%

Gender

Male (45.56%)
Female (54.44%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 52%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fall Fest/Spring Bash, Humans vs. Zombies Week and Habitat for Humanity Spring Break Trip

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Agriculture and Forestry Club, Black Student Alliance, Gamers and Geeks Club and Campus and Community Ministries

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

85
Total Faculty
22:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 40
Male - 39
Female - 46