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You have 81 colleges and universities to choose from, if you are considering going to school in the Mountain State, West Virginia. Located in the city of Charles Town, American Public University System is the largest school in West Virginia. It had 31,331 students in 2010. With approximately 28,898 students, West Virginia University is the second largest school in West Virginia. It is located in the city of Morgantown.

Popular Courses of Study in West Virginia

Along with choosing a college from among West Virginia's 81 schools, you will also have to choose a course of study from one of the 1,975 certificate and degree programs offered at these schools. The most popular subjects for undergraduate students in West Virginia are business, liberal arts or nursing. In 2010, West Virginia schools graduated 85,215 students. Of these, 23% graduated with credentials in business, 11% in liberal arts and 9% in nursing. The remainder of West Virginia students, approximately 9,511 students, graduated with credentials in subjects such as finance, health information management or engineering.

Student Demographics in West Virginia

Choosing to pursue your higher education in a West Virginia school will put you in the company of the 147,240 students studying in West Virginia institutions. Approximately 85% of the state’s college students are enrolled in undergraduate programs. Of those enrolled in undergraduate programs in West Virginia, 62% are full-time students, while 38% are part-time students.

West Virginia has a relatively diverse student population, with 24% of undergraduate students identifying themselves to be from a racial or ethnic minority background, according to 2009 data. The male to female ratio amongst undergraduates at West Virginia colleges and universities is 9 to 10. And approximately 62% of undergraduate students are under 24 years of age.

Faculty Demographics in West Virginia

Just as the student population at West Virginia schools is relatively diverse, the faculty at West Virginia schools is also relatively diverse. There were 37,260 faculty members employed by West Virginia colleges and universities in 2009. Approximately 32% of these faculty self-identified as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Around 54% of the West Virginia's faculty population consisted of female faculty.

Cost of Education in West Virginia

In West Virginia state, the average cost of an undergraduate education was $8,845 per year for the 2009 school year. This number factors in tuition, living expenses and financial aid. The average undergraduate education cost in West Virginia is less than the national average. But this number can be misleading. As an example, an undergraduate education at the state’s most expensive school, Wheeling Jesuit University, will cost you about $24,430 per year, while studying at Monongalia County Technical Education Center, West Virginia's least expensive school, will result in a bill of around $1,050 per year.

Student Completion, Graduation and Retention Rates

The average number of students who graduate from degree and certificate programs in West Virginia every year is 85,215. In West Virginia, in 2009, 1 out of 3 students who started an undergraduate program four to six years earlier graduated. And out of every 10 students who started their first year of an undergraduate degree 7 actually returned to study their second year. This means that if you enroll in a West Virginia school for your undergraduate degree, there is a 67% chance that you will return to school the following year and 32% chance that you will graduate after 4-6 years.

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  1. 1American Public University SystemAmerican Public University System

    Address:
    111 W Congress St, Charles Town, West Virginia 25414

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  2. 2West Virginia UniversityWest Virginia University

    Address:
    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  3. 3Marshall UniversityMarshall University

    Address:
    1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Mountain State UniversityMountain State University

    Address:
    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  5. 5Fairmont State UniversityFairmont State University

    Address:
    1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554-2470

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  6. 6Shepherd UniversityShepherd University

    Address:
    301 N. King St, Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443-3210

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  7. 7West Virginia University at ParkersburgWest Virginia University at Parkersburg

    Address:
    300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26104

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  8. 8West Virginia State UniversityWest Virginia State University

    Address:
    Rte 25, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  9. 9Blue Ridge Community and Technical CollegeBlue Ridge Community and Technical College

    Address:
    400 West Stephen Street, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  10. 10West Virginia Northern Community CollegeWest Virginia Northern Community College

    Address:
    1704 Market St., Wheeling, West Virginia 26003-3699

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  11. 11Mountwest Community and Technical CollegeMountwest Community and Technical College

    Address:
    1 John Marshall Way, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  12. 12Concord UniversityConcord University

    Address:
    100 Vermillion Street, Athens, West Virginia 24712

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  13. 13New River Community and Technical CollegeNew River Community and Technical College

    Address:
    221 George Street, Suite 2, Beckley, West Virginia 25801

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  14. 14Pierpont Community and Technical CollegePierpont Community and Technical College

    Address:
    1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  15. 15West Liberty UniversityWest Liberty University

    Address:
    Route 88, West Liberty, West Virginia 26074

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  16. 16Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College

    Address:
    Dempsey Branch Road, Mount Gay, West Virginia 25637

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  17. 17Kanawha Valley Community and Technical CollegeKanawha Valley Community and Technical College

    Address:
    103 Cole Complex, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  18. 18Bluefield State CollegeBluefield State College

    Address:
    219 Rock St, Bluefield, West Virginia 24701

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  19. 19Potomac State College of West Virginia UniversityPotomac State College of West Virginia University

    Address:
    101 Fort Ave, Keyser, West Virginia 26726

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  20. 20Glenville State CollegeGlenville State College

    Address:
    200 High Street, Glenville, West Virginia 26351-1292

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  21. 21West Virginia Wesleyan CollegeWest Virginia Wesleyan College

    Address:
    59 College Ave, Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-2994

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  22. 22University of CharlestonUniversity of Charleston

    Address:
    2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, West Virginia 25304

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  23. 23University of Charleston

    Address:
    2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, West Virginia 25304

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  24. 24Wheeling Jesuit UniversityWheeling Jesuit University

    Address:
    316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  25. 25West Virginia University Institute of Technology

    Address:
    405 Fayette Pike, Montgomery, West Virginia 25136

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree

  26. 26Bridgemont Community and Technical CollegeBridgemont Community and Technical College

    Address:
    619 2nd Avenue, Montgomery, West Virginia 25136

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  27. 27Huntington Junior CollegeHuntington Junior College

    Address:
    900 Fifth Ave, Huntington, West Virginia 25701

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  28. 28Bethany CollegeBethany College

    Address:
    Bethany, West Virginia 26032

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  29. 29West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

    Address:
    400 N Lee St, Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901

  30. 30Salem International UniversitySalem International University

    Address:
    223 W Main St, Salem, West Virginia 26426

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  31. 31Alderson Broaddus CollegeAlderson Broaddus College

    Address:
    101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, West Virginia 26416-2035

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  32. 32Davis & Elkins CollegeDavis & Elkins College

    Address:
    100 Campus Dr, Elkins, West Virginia 26241-3996

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  33. 33Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical CollegeEastern West Virginia Community and Technical College

    Address:
    316 Eastern Drive, Moorefield, West Virginia 26836-0000

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  34. 34Everest Institute-Cross LanesEverest Institute-Cross Lanes

    Address:
    5514 Big Tyler Rd, Cross Lanes, West Virginia 25313

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  35. 35Ohio Valley UniversityOhio Valley University

    Address:
    #1 Campus View Drive, Vienna, West Virginia 26105-8000

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  36. 36Ben Franklin Career CenterBen Franklin Career Center

    Address:
    500 28th St, Dunbar, West Virginia 25064

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  37. 37Appalachian Bible CollegeAppalachian Bible College

    Address:
    161 College Drive, Mount Hope, West Virginia 25880

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  38. 38Carver Career CenterCarver Career Center

    Address:
    4799 Midland Dr, Charleston, West Virginia 25306-6397

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  39. 39Academy of Careers and Technology

    Address:
    390 Stanaford Rd, Beckley, West Virginia 25801

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  40. 40ITT Technical Institute

    Address:
    5183 US Route 60 Building 1 Ste40, Huntington, West Virginia 25705

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree

  41. 41ITT Technical InstituteITT Technical Institute

    Address:
    5183 US Route 60 Building 1 Ste40, Huntington, West Virginia 25705

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree

  42. 42Cabell County Career Technology Center

    Address:
    1035 Norway Ave, Huntington, West Virginia 25705-2827

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  43. 43ITT Technical Institute_Huntington

    Address:
    5183 US Route 60 Building 1 Ste40, Huntington, West Virginia 25705

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree

  44. 44West Virginia Junior College-BridgeportWest Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport

    Address:
    176 Thompson Dr., Bridgeport, West Virginia 26330

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  45. 45West Virginia Junior CollegeWest Virginia Junior College

    Address:
    1000 Virginia St E, Charleston, West Virginia 25301

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  46. 46Mercer County Technical Education CenterMercer County Technical Education Center

    Address:
    1397 Stafford Dr, Princeton, West Virginia 24740

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  47. 47West Virginia Junior CollegeWest Virginia Junior College

    Address:
    148 Willey St, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree

  48. 48Mountain State CollegeMountain State College

    Address:
    1508 Spring St, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101-3993

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  49. 49James Rumsey Technical InstituteJames Rumsey Technical Institute

    Address:
    3274 Hedgesville Road, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25403-0259

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  50. 50James Rumsey Technical Institute

    Address:
    3274 Hedgesville Road, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25403-0259

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  51. 51Garnet Career Center

    Address:
    422 Dickinson St, Charleston, West Virginia 25301

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  52. 52West Virginia Business College-Wheeling

    Address:
    1052 Main St, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  53. 53Monongalia County Technical Education CenterMonongalia County Technical Education Center

    Address:
    1000 Mississippi Street, Morgantown, West Virginia 26501

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  54. 54Fred W Eberle Technical Center

    Address:
    Rte 5 Box 2, Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  55. 55Huntington School of Beauty Culture-Main CampusHuntington School of Beauty Culture-Main Campus

    Address:
    5636 Us Route 60 East, Huntington, West Virginia 25705-2030

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  56. 56Charleston School of Beauty CultureCharleston School of Beauty Culture

    Address:
    210 Capitol St, Charleston, West Virginia 25301

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  57. 57Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West VirginiaOpportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia

    Address:
    120 Jackson St, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  58. 58Putnam Career and Technical CenterPutnam Career and Technical Center

    Address:
    300 Roosevelt Boulevard, Eleanor, West Virginia 25070-0640

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  59. 59Valley CollegeValley College

    Address:
    713 South Oakwood Avenue, Beckley, West Virginia 25801

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  60. 60Valley College

    Address:
    287 Aikens Ctr Edwin Miller Blvd, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25404-6203

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  61. 61Clarksburg Beauty Academy and School of Massage TherapyClarksburg Beauty Academy and School of Massage Therapy

    Address:
    120 S 3rd St, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26301

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  62. 62International Beauty School 4International Beauty School 4

    Address:
    201 West King Street, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  63. 63Beckley Beauty AcademyBeckley Beauty Academy

    Address:
    109 S Fayette St, Beckley, West Virginia 25801

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  64. 64Scott College of CosmetologyScott College of Cosmetology

    Address:
    1502 Market St, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  65. 65West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition

    Address:
    Medical Ctr Dr, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-8062

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Postbaccalaureate certificate

  66. 66Roane-Jackson Technical Center

    Address:
    9450 Spencer Rd, Leroy, West Virginia 25252-9700

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  67. 67Mountaineer Beauty CollegeMountaineer Beauty College

    Address:
    700 6th Ave, Saint Albans, West Virginia 25177

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  68. 68Mountain State School of MassageMountain State School of Massage

    Address:
    601 50th St, Charleston, West Virginia 25304

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate

  69. 69Valley CollegeValley College

    Address:
    616 Harrison St, Princeton, West Virginia 24740

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  70. 70Wood County School of Practical Nursing

    Address:
    300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26104

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  71. 71Fayette Institute of TechnologyFayette Institute of Technology

    Address:
    300 West Oyler Avenue, Oak Hill, West Virginia 25901

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  72. 72Ralph R Willis Career and Technical CenterRalph R Willis Career and Technical Center

    Address:
    144 Vocational Road, Three Mile Curve, Stollings, West Virginia 25646

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  73. 73John D Rockefeller IV Career Center

    Address:
    95 Rockyside Road, New Cumberland, West Virginia 26047

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  74. 74Morgantown Beauty College IncMorgantown Beauty College Inc

    Address:
    276 Walnut St, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505-5430

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  75. 75United Technical CenterUnited Technical Center

    Address:
    Rt 3 Box 43C, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26301-9524

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  76. 76B M Spurr School of Practical Nursing

    Address:
    800 Wheeling Ave, Glen Dale, West Virginia 26038

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  77. 77HRDE-Stanley Technical Institute-Clarksburg

    Address:
    120 S Linden Ave, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26301-2270

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  78. 78HRDE-Stanley Technical Institute-ParkersburgHRDE-Stanley Technical Institute-Parkersburg

    Address:
    2826 B Pike Street, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  79. 79South Branch Career and Technical Center

    Address:
    401 Pierpont St, Petersburg, West Virginia 26847

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate

  80. 80Mineral County Vocational Technical Center

    Address:
    Harley O Staggers Sr Dr Ste 600, Keyser, West Virginia 26726

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  81. 81Strayer University-West VirginiaStrayer University-West Virginia

    Address:
    100 Corporate Center Dr, Scott Depot, West Virginia 25560

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

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