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Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Keyser, WV 2-Year Public

About WVU Potomac State

Potomac State College of West Virginia University is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Keyser, WV

Founded in 1901, WVU Potomac State currently enrolls around 1,340 students a year, including 1,340 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About WVU Potomac State

Acceptance rate: 0%

Average GPA: 3.06

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

WVU Potomac State Acceptance Rate

WVU Potomac State is a noncompetitive school to get accepted to. The acceptance rate at WVU Potomac State is 0 percent.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.06 out of 4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is WVU Potomac State a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $18,208 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does WVU Potomac State sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is WVU Potomac State a good school for YOU?

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College Info

101 Fort Avenue Keyser, WV 26726-2698

Campus Setting: Small Town

WVU Potomac State Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to WVU Potomac State is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to WVU Potomac State is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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WVU Potomac State Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at WVU Potomac State is like? There are approximately 1,340 students enrolled at WVU Potomac State. 76% percent of students attend school full-time, 80% percent are from WV and 20% percent of students are from other states.


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