West Virginia Universities and Colleges
West Virginia is home to a variety of colleges and universities, ranging from small community colleges to large research universities. The state's public institutions are part of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, which oversees the state's higher education system. West Virginia has two public research universities, West Virginia University and Marshall University, as well as a handful of smaller, specialized institutions. The state's community and technical colleges offer programs in a wide range of subjects, including trade and technical skills, liberal arts, and health sciences. West Virginia also has several private, not-for-profit institutions, including Wheeling Jesuit University, Davis & Elkins College, and Bethany College.
West Virginia University is the state's largest and oldest public university, with an enrollment of over 28,000 students. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees, with a strong focus on research and interdisciplinary studies. Marshall University, located in Huntington, is the state's second-largest university, with an enrollment of over 13,000 students. It offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees in fields such as business, engineering, and education.
The state's community and technical colleges provide job-oriented programs that prepare students for a variety of careers. West Virginia's community colleges are located in all 55 counties, and offer associate degrees and certificates in subjects such as nursing, computer science, and business. The state's technical colleges provide technical training and certificates in fields such as automotive technology, welding, and culinary arts.
West Virginia is also home to a number of private, not-for-profit institutions. These include Wheeling Jesuit University, Davis & Elkins College, and Bethany College. These institutions offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees in fields such as business, education, and the liberal arts.
West Virginia's higher education system provides students with a variety of educational opportunities, from technical and job-oriented training to research-focused degrees. With a variety of public and private institutions, students can find a college or university that fits their educational and career goals.
West Virginia Cities with 4-Year CollegesAthens | Beckley | Bethany | Bluefield | Buckhannon | Charles Town | Charleston | Elkins | Fairmont | Franklin | Glenville | Huntington | Institute | Keyser | Lewisburg | Martinsburg | Morgantown | Mount Hope | Parkersburg | Philippi | Salem | Scott Depot | Shepherdstown | Vienna | West Liberty | Wheeling |
West Virginia Universities and Colleges
|School||City||Enroll||In-State Cost||Out-State Cost|
|Alderson Broaddus University||Philippi||863||$43,171||$43,171|
|American Public University System||Charles Town||50,047||$0||$0|
|Appalachian Bible College||Mount Hope||225||$27,600||$27,600|
|Bluefield State College||Bluefield||1,243||$0||$0|
|Catholic Distance University||Charles Town||180||$0||$0|
|Davis & Elkins College||Elkins||738||$43,386||$43,386|
|Fairmont State University||Fairmont||3,848||$20,468||$29,544|
|Future Generations University||Franklin||41||$0||$0|
|Glenville State College||Glenville||1,583||$24,166||$25,794|
|Ohio Valley University||Vienna||273||$33,639||$33,639|
|Potomac State College of West Virginia University||Keyser||1,193||$16,984||$23,992|
|Strayer University-West Virginia||Scott Depot||325||$0||$0|
|University of Charleston||Charleston||2,967||$39,100||$39,100|
|West Liberty University||West Liberty||2,481||$23,665||$31,605|
|West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine||Lewisburg||800||$0||$0|
|West Virginia State University||Institute||3,638||$25,090||$30,778|
|West Virginia University||Morgantown||26,269||$24,124||$40,468|
|West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition||Morgantown||64||$0||$0|
|West Virginia University Institute of Technology||Beckley||1,645||$22,574||$33,926|
|West Virginia University at Parkersburg||Parkersburg||2,624||$0||$0|
|West Virginia Wesleyan College||Buckhannon||1,066||$46,893||$46,893|