Glenville State College
Glenville, WV 26351-1292


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,641
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 646 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Glenville State College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,316 applications and 914 students were granted admission. Glenville State College is at the #67 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 73% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 12% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT750 to 950
ACT16 to 22

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Glenville State College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $13,152 and in-state students paid $5,592.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Glenville State College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 59% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,332 (which is 2.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Glenville State College in 2016-2017, was 209, which is 73% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,953 (which is 12.3% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Glenville State College has enrolled a total of 1,641 students (1,059 students full-time and 582 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,641 students, 129 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 58% men and 42% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 57 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 75%

Black/African American: 14%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Hispanic: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Glenville State College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 18% 132 24
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 14% 102 22
Natural Resources And Conservation 13% 95
Education 10% 76
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 9% 64
Social Sciences 4% 32
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 3% 20
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 18
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 14
History 2% 14

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Glenville State College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Glenville State College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,900. Last year, out of the total 2,269 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,951 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,591 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,202 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,900 $32,100
Employment Rate 86% 85%
Total Graduates 2,269 2,591

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Glenville State College.

Fairmont State University
52.3 mile away
West Virginia University
67.4 mile away
West Liberty University
85.6 mile away
Marshall University
93 mile away