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West Virginia State Academics

West Virginia State University requires at least 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Around 26% of students who started college at West Virginia State complete all the credits required within six years. West Virginia State offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Do I Have To Take at West Virginia State?

West Virginia State has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement , but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at West Virginia State

When choosing a major, West Virginia State students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at West Virginia State below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. West Virginia State does not require all students to complete a senior project.

Does West Virginia State Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

West Virginia State offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability 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 West Virginia State Offer Online Classes?

West Virginia State does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does West Virginia State Give AP Credit?

West Virginia 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 West Virginia State Have An Honor's Program?

West Virginia State offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and does not offer a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does West Virginia State Require Internships?

West Virginia State requires an internship for students in some majors only. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

West Virginia State Majors & Subject Areas

Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Computer Science
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Mathematics, General
International/Global Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Public Administration
Social Work
Economics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Art/Art Studies, General
Music Performance, General
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Accounting
History, General

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,692

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

98%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,750

Out-of-State

$17,866

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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