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West Virginia State University

Institute, WV

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Overview

West Virginia State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Institute, WV, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 1000
Ferrell Hall, Room 106
Institute, WV  25112-1000
United States
Contact Jameelah Means
Interim Director of Admissions
Email: jmeans9@wvstateu.edu
Phone: 304-204-4340
Fax: 304-766-5182

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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
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,958
Applied
2,859
Accepted
1,965
Enrolled
97%
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Female Admissions

1,825
Females Applied
171
Females Accepted
9%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,133
Males Applied
172
Males Accepted
15%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.24
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Minimum ACT composite score of 18 (870 SAT)

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 Critical Reading 484 460 570
SAT Math 476 450 530
ACT Composite 19 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,308
In-state
14,280
Out-of-state
8,308
In-district
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Fees

525
Full-time student fees
12,886
Room & board

Student Body

1,965
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.57%
Black or African American 18.06%
White or Caucasian 66.31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.61%
Asian 0.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2%
Two or more races 6.56%
Other 2.44%

Gender

Male (43.66%)
Female (56.34%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, State Stride and Cares Day

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Social Work Organization 20, WVSU College Chapter - NAACP 17, CHOICES Peer Educators 13, WVSU International Student Services 13 and C.E. Jones Historical Society 12

Campus Security & Safety

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

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 No
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Faculty

149
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 99
Part-time - 50
Male - 88
Female - 61
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