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Glenville State University

Glenville, WV 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Glenville State College

Glenville State College Overview

Glenville State College is a public, state school in a rural setting in Glenville, West Virginia. Glenville State College was founded in 1872 and enrolls 1,577 undergrads and no graduate students. Glenville State College provides housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 35% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Activities at Glenville State College

Interested in music or performing? At Glenville State College you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Glenville State College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Excited for Greek life? Glenville State College has fraternities, but doesn't have sororities.

Planning to play sports? Glenville State College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Glenville State College on the Student Life page.

2022 Glenville State College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 100%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
In-State Tuition $8,044
Out-of-State $9,704
Percent of Need Met 63%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $14,669

Is Glenville State College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what Glenville State College offers and if it could be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Glenville State College

It is not competitive to get into Glenville State College. Glenville State College admitted 100% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 2,550 applications received in 2022, 2,548 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Glenville State College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 68% of students who start at Glenville State College return for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Glenville State College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 0% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Glenville State College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Glenville State College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Glenville State College's endowment was $8.7 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Glenville State College spends about $5,689 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Glenville State College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Glenville State College meets 63% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $14,669 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $7,917 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Glenville State College.

Based on this information, how does Glenville State College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Glenville State College a good school for you?

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Where is Glenville State College Located?

Glenville State College is located in the rural setting of Glenville, West Virginia.

If you are interested in seeing Glenville State College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 79 to Glenville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Yeager.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Glenville State College and Glenville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

200 High Street Glenville, WV 26351-1200

Campus Setting: Rural

Glenville State College Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Glenville State College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Glenville State College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Glenville State College is like? There are approximately 1,577 students enrolled at Glenville State College. 63% percent of students attend school full-time, 83% percent are from WV and 17% percent of students are from other states.


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