West Liberty University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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West Liberty University is a small four-year, public school with 2,345 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1837 and is the only college located in West Liberty, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
Fair
West Liberty University will give you the option to get an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

West Liberty University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 30 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Medical Assistant, General Studies, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
70%
Fair
It is important 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 positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at West Liberty University is fair at 70% (close to West Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at West Liberty University is low - 45%. Approximately 25% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at West Liberty University is pretty good, 13:1. Find out more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,200
Medium
Average tuition pricing is slightly high, $14,200 per academic year.

Read the details about West Liberty 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



Acceptance
Rate
72%
Doable
According to government data, 1,692 applications were submitted and 1,220 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at West Liberty University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Medium
West Liberty University provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at West Liberty 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
West Liberty University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,300 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, approximately $4,900 per year.

Based on the college crime data, West Liberty University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

West Liberty University Location and Maps



Post Address: West Liberty University, 208 University Drive, West Liberty, West Virginia 26074, USA
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