West Virginia University at Parkersburg: Review & Facts

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg is a small four-year, public school with 2,815 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1961 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Parkersburg, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
39
Fair
West Virginia University at Parkersburg will give you the opportunity to get a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

West Virginia University at Parkersburg follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 39 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Management, Criminal Justice, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
67%
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 typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

West Virginia University at Parkersburg student retention rate is relatively low at 67% (close to West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at West Virginia University at Parkersburg is low - 32%. Nearly 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pretty decent -- 15:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,500
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median - about $11,500 per academic year.

Read the details about West Virginia University at Parkersburg 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 will consider accepting 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) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at West Virginia University at Parkersburg and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (304) 424-8000 or check West Virginia University at Parkersburg Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
West Virginia University at Parkersburg provides a distance learning option 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 West Virginia University at Parkersburg, 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.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.

Based on the college crime data, West Virginia University at Parkersburg appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Location and Maps



Post Address: West Virginia University at Parkersburg, 300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26104, USA
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