Glenville State College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - FairSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Glenville State College is a small four-year, public school with 1,735 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1872 and is the only college located in Glenville, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
Fair
Associate's degree and bachelor's degree are offered at Glenville State College.

Glenville State College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Criminal Justice, Education, and Natural Resources and Environment. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
62%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before 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 positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Glenville State College is relatively low at 62% (below West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Glenville State College is low: 33%. Approximately 22% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Glenville State College is decent -- 16:1. Find out more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,000
High
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median - about $12,500 per academic year. The additional fees at Glenville State College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $3,500; which makes it a total of $16,000 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 1,429 applications were submitted and 1,036 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

Glenville State College will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Glenville State College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,600
Medium
Glenville State College provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Glenville State College, 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.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Glenville State College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 700 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: around $5,600 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Glenville State College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Glenville State College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Glenville State College Location and Maps



Post Address: Glenville State College, 200 High Street, Glenville, West Virginia 26351-1292, USA
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