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 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
Bethany College Bethany 576 $45,760 $45,760
Bluefield State College Bluefield 1,243 $0 $0
Catholic Distance University Charles Town 180 $0 $0
Concord University Athens 1,807 $21,733 $31,385
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
Marshall University Huntington 11,958 $22,543 $33,397
Ohio Valley University Vienna 273 $33,639 $33,639
Potomac State College of West Virginia University Keyser 1,193 $16,984 $23,992
Salem University Salem 1,008 $28,300 $28,300
Shepherd University Shepherdstown 3,159 $22,409 $32,849
Strayer University-West Virginia Scott Depot 325 $0 $0
University of Charleston Charleston 2,967 $39,100 $39,100
Valley College-Martinsburg Martinsburg 628 $0 $0
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
Wheeling University Wheeling 857 $43,000 $43,000