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Colleges / West Virginia State University

West Virginia State University

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

West Virginia State Academics

West Virginia State University requires at least 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, West Virginia State has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 26% of students who start college at West Virginia State graduate within six years.

West Virginia 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 Unknown
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

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

Which Courses 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 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 West Virginia State directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at West Virginia State

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

Student Designed Majors

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

Senior Projects

West Virginia State does not require students to complete a senior project.

Frequently Asked Questions About West Virginia State University

Does West Virginia State Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ West Virginia 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 West Virginia State Have An Online Program?

❌ 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 Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at West Virginia State, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at West Virginia State.

Does West Virginia State Require Internships?

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

Additional Information About West Virginia State University

West Virginia State University Library

The main library on campus is the Drain-Jordan Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at West Virginia State

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

West Virginia State does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does West Virginia State have any ROTC programs?

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

West Virginia State does not have any ROTC programs.

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