If you are thinking about applying to Fairmont State, the fee for the application is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Fairmont State University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Fairmont State is aslightly difficult school to get into. Fairmont State evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Fairmont State **accepted 71% of students, around 1,856 of the 2,630 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Fairmont State, MIN Admissions to health career, bachelor's degree programs; open admissions for associate degree programs is program moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Not Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Fairmont State must submit the following items. Double check with Fairmont State's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Fairmont State have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 69% submitted a class rank. At Fairmont State 10% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 33% were in the top 25% and 69% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Fairmont State University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Fairmont State does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2019, 4% of Fairmont State's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 96% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at Fairmont State, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Fairmont State's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Fairmont State students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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Transfer students can enroll in Fairmont State during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Fairmont State?
Students who are admitted to Fairmont State must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Fairmont State accept transfer credits?
Fairmont State accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Fairmont State accepts:
CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does Fairmont State accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Fairmont State does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits
Do I have to submit test scores to Fairmont State?
Fairmont State. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Fairmont State? Fairmont State is a less selective institution. The Fairmont State acceptance rate is 71%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Fairmont State is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Fairmont State is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Fairmont State is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Fairmont State. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Fairmont State, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.36. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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