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Colleges / Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Keyser, WV 2-Year Public
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WVU Potomac State Academics

Potomac State College of West Virginia University requires a minimum of 123 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

WVU Potomac State accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, WVU Potomac State has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

WVU Potomac State offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program Unknown
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: WVU Potomac State may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At WVU Potomac State?

WVU Potomac State has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with WVU Potomac State directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at WVU Potomac State

When choosing a major, WVU Potomac State students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at WVU Potomac State.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

WVU Potomac State does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at WVU Potomac State

WVU Potomac State offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Does WVU Potomac State Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ WVU Potomac State does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does WVU Potomac State Offer Online Classes?

✅ WVU Potomac State has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does WVU Potomac State Offer AP Credit?

✅ WVU Potomac State offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does WVU Potomac State Have An Honors Program?

✅ WVU Potomac State offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does WVU Potomac State Require Internships?

🟨 WVU Potomac State does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Potomac State College of West Virginia University Library

The main library on campus is the Mary F. Shipper Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at WVU Potomac State

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

WVU Potomac State does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does WVU Potomac State have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

WVU Potomac State does not have any ROTC programs.

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