Fairmont State is on a 120-acre campus in a small town setting in Fairmont, West Virginia. Fairmont State has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Fairmont State also has fraternities and sororities.
Fairmont State has a thriving Alpha Phi Omega. In fact, more students participate in Alpha Phi Omega than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Fairmont State include Circle K, Society for Non-traditional Students, Criminal Justice Club and Honors Association.
The Fairmont State community comes together each year for Homecoming, Student Leadership Conference and Alcohol Awareness Week.
Fairmont State offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Fairmont State students live off campus. In 2021, 28% of undergrads at Fairmont State lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 72% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Fairmont State. There are 1,180 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,527 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,18 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 35% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Fairmont State offers coed housing and .
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Fairmont State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Fairmont State campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Fairmont State, take Interstate 79 to Fairmont, WV. If you need to fly, book your flight to Clarksburg Benedum airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Fairmont State's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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