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West Virginia State University

247 reviews
  1. Dunbar, WV
  2. 4 Year
C-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    C-
  3. Diversity
    C+
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C-
  12. Safety
    C-
West Virginia State University is ...
Public, HBCU
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Address
Rte 25
Institute, WV 25112

West Virginia State University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
45%
SAT Range
775-975
ACT Range
18-22
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$7,910/ year
National
$15,317

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,032/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,586/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,963/ year
  • $76-110k
    $10,262/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,730/ year

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
54%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.13 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.12 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.12 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,889Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Out going
    40%
  • Persistence
    60%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
7%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.14 responses
Poll
20%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.20 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Split between on campus and off campus students
    100%

After West Virginia State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
19%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.6 responses

Reviews

247 reviews
  • Excellent
    29
  • Very Good
    78
  • Average
    109
  • Poor
    23
  • Terrible
    8
There are many internship opportunities for every major.
  • College Freshman
  • 5 months ago
It's a pretty chill environment for everyone.
  • College Freshman
  • 5 months ago
I love just about everything about West Virginia State University except for the financial aid department, they seem to loose things a lot.
  • College Freshman
  • 5 months ago