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Colleges / West Virginia State University

West Virginia State University

Institute, WV 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate12%
Acceptance Rate12%

About West Virginia State

West Virginia State University is a public, state university in the town of Institute, West Virginia. West Virginia State was founded in 1891. The university enrolls around 2,102 students per year, including 1,965 undergrad students.

West Virginia State Acceptance Rate 2021

It is not difficult to get into West Virginia State. The acceptance rate at West Virginia State is 12%. Out of 2,958 applications received in 2021, 343 students were offered admission.

West Virginia State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 12%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.2
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 22%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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West Virginia State University is located in Institute, West Virginia,.

If you would like to see West Virginia State for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 64 to Institute, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Yeager.

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College Info

PO Box 1000 Institute, WV 25112-1000

Campus Setting: Small Town

West Virginia State Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to West Virginia State is Continuous processing.

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

West Virginia State SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

900 - 1100


Math SAT Range

450 - 530


Reading SAT Range

460 - 570

West Virginia State Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at West Virginia State is like? There are approximately 2,102 students enrolled at West Virginia State, including 1,965 undergraduate students and 137 graduate students. 67% 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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