|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||13:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,202 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
West Liberty University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,781 applications and 1,277 students were granted admission. West Liberty University is at the #70 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, 92% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 8% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||830 to 990|
|ACT||18 to 23|
West Liberty University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $14,394 and in-state students paid $7,038.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of West Liberty University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 46% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,256 (which is 4% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at West Liberty University in 2016-2017, was 287, which is 70% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $9,228 (which is 74% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, West Liberty University has enrolled a total of 2,317 students (1,931 students full-time and 386 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,317 students, 175 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and 2,109 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 208 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 85 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 19%
Black/African American: 3%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Two or more races: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at West Liberty University.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|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||20%||359|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||14%||258|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||8%||142|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||70|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||3%||56|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||56|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||3%||54|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||2%||34|
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 West Liberty University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
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.
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