Mountain State University: Review & Facts

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Mountain State University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,745 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1933 and is one of the 4 schools located in Beckley, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
58
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Mountain State University.

Mountain State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 58 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Retailing and Wholesaling, Marketing and Advertising, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
50%
Mountain State University student retention rate is low at 50% (way below West Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Mountain State University is very low - 4%. Around 1% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Mountain State University is reasonably decent, 19:1.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,700
Average tuition charges are low, $5,900 per year. The additional fees at Mountain State University beyond tuition are about $1,800, which comes to a total of $7,700 annually.

Read the details about Mountain State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Mountain State University is $25.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Mountain State University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (304) 253-7351 or check Mountain State University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,300
Mountain State University provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mountain State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Mountain State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 100 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, roughly $3,300 a year.

Mountain State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Mountain State University, 410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003, USA
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