Potomac State College of West Virginia University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - FairSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Potomac State College of West Virginia University is a small four-year, public school with 1,475 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1901 and is the only institution located in Keyser, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
15
Fair
Potomac State College of West Virginia University will give you the opportunity to earn an associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

Potomac State College of West Virginia University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 15 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Education, Management, and Agriculture. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
44%
Bad
It is important 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. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Potomac State College of West Virginia University is very low at 44% (way below West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Potomac State College of West Virginia University is reasonably decent -- 20:1. Read more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,100
Medium
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median, around $10,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Potomac State College of West Virginia University 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



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school might accept your 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) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Potomac State College of West Virginia University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (304) 788-6820 or check Potomac State College of West Virginia University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,500
Medium
Potomac State College of West Virginia University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Potomac State College of West Virginia 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.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Potomac State College of West Virginia University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 800 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, roughly $4,500 annually.

Based on the college crime information, Potomac State College of West Virginia University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Potomac State College of West Virginia University Location and Maps



Post Address: Potomac State College of West Virginia University, 101 Fort Ave, Keyser, West Virginia 26726, USA
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