Colleges in West Virginia

West Virginia has 14 private and 13 public 4-year colleges that enroll 103,140 freshman students every year. The average tuition of public colleges is $5,973 (for in-state students) and $14,307 (for out-of-state students). The private colleges charge around $18,700 per year in tuition regardless of residency.

In the 2016-2017 academic year, the state of West Virginia provided $23,907,662 in financial aid to 5,653 students who enrolled in 4-year colleges for the first time as undergraduates, while the colleges themselves awarded $55,379,968 in grant and scholarships to 8,203 students.

West Virginia receives less than 1% of the total pell grant allotment from the federal government. In 2016-2017 academic year, 5,320 4-year colleges freshmen were awarded a total amount of $23,212,615 in pell grant ($4,001 per student on average) and 7,730 students received a total amount of $47,312,953 in the form of student loan from the federal government ($6,613 per student on average).

4-year Colleges in West Virginia

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Alderson Broaddus University

Location: Philippi, WV

Private
not for profit
$18,233 $25,140 $25,140
41%
American Public University System

Location: Charles Town, WV

Private
for profit
$11,470
Open admission
Appalachian Bible College

Location: Mount Hope, WV

Private
not for profit
$15,728 $12,380 $12,380
52%
Bethany College

Location: Bethany, WV

Private
not for profit
$23,093 $26,496 $26,496
65%
Bluefield State College

Location: Bluefield, WV

Public $8,560 $6,408 $12,876
83%
Catholic Distance University

Location: Charles Town, WV

Private
not for profit
Open admission
Concord University

Location: Athens, WV

Public $7,928 $7,080 $15,564
81%
Davis & Elkins College

Location: Elkins, WV

Private
not for profit
$18,629 $28,000 $28,000
50%
Fairmont State University

Location: Fairmont, WV

Public $8,738 $5,216 $12,720
65%
Future Generations Graduate School

Location: Franklin, WV

Private
not for profit
Glenville State College

Location: Glenville, WV

Public $12,048 $5,592 $13,152
69%
Marshall University

Location: Huntington, WV

Public $9,037 $6,032 $15,260
89%
Ohio Valley University

Location: Vienna, WV

Private
not for profit
$19,007 $20,460 $20,460
64%
Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Location: Keyser, WV

Public $7,544 $4,056 $10,416
Open admission
Salem International University

Location: Salem, WV

Private
for profit
$22,810
Open admission
Shepherd University

Location: Shepherdstown, WV

Public $9,692 $5,230 $14,592
92%
Strayer University-West Virginia

Location: Scott Depot, WV

Private
for profit
$28,502 $12,780 $12,780
Open admission
University of Charleston

Location: Charleston, WV

Private
not for profit
$17,834 $28,900 $28,900
52%
West Liberty University

Location: West Liberty, WV

Public $12,285 $7,038 $14,394
72%
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Location: Lewisburg, WV

Public
West Virginia State University

Location: Institute, WV

Public $9,613 $6,996 $15,572
96%
West Virginia University

Location: Morgantown, WV

Public $10,814 $7,992 $22,488
76%
West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Location: Parkersburg, WV

Public $8,121 $3,384 $7,920
Open admission
West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition

Location: Morgantown, WV

Private
not for profit
West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Location: Montgomery, WV

Public $8,674 $6,648 $16,728
53%
West Virginia Wesleyan College

Location: Buckhannon, WV

Private
not for profit
$18,768 $28,574 $28,574
77%
Wheeling Jesuit University

Location: Wheeling, WV

Private
not for profit
$19,098 $27,000 $27,000
93%

2-year Colleges in West Virginia

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Location: Martinsburg, WV

Public $7,336 $288 $624
Open admission
BridgeValley Community & Technical College

Location: South Charleston, WV

Public $6,836 $4,120 $9,812
Open admission
Carver Career Center

Location: Charleston, WV

Public $2,873 $5,310 $5,310
Open admission
Charleston School of Beauty Culture

Location: Charleston, WV

Private
for profit
$5,889 $9,100 $9,100
Open admission
Clarksburg Beauty Academy and School of Massage Therapy

Location: Clarksburg, WV

Private
for profit
$10,208 $15,290 $15,290
Open admission
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College

Location: Moorefield, WV

Public $4,129 $3,360 $6,816
Open admission
Fred W Eberle Technical Center

Location: Buckhannon, WV

Public $5,537 $2,500 $2,500
Open admission
Huntington Junior College

Location: Huntington, WV

Private
for profit
$8,420 $8,100 $8,100
Open admission
International Beauty School 4

Location: Martinsburg, WV

Private
for profit
$13,805 $20,000 $20,000
Open admission
Martinsburg College

Location: Martinsburg, WV

Private
for profit
$3,996 $3,996
Open admission
Mercer County Technical Education Center

Location: Princeton, WV

Public $6,024 $3,200 $3,200
Open admission
Meredith Manor International Equestrian Center

Location: Waverly, WV

Private
for profit
$26,747 $21,999 $21,999
Open admission
Morgantown Beauty College Inc

Location: Morgantown, WV

Private
for profit
$9,344 $18,902 $18,902
Open admission
Mountain State College

Location: Parkersburg, WV

Private
for profit
$15,697 $8,100 $8,100
Open admission
Mountwest Community and Technical College

Location: Huntington, WV

Public $6,891 $3,888 $9,672
Open admission
New River Community and Technical College

Location: Beaver, WV

Public $3,730 $3,966 $4,834
Open admission
Pierpont Community and Technical College

Location: Fairmont, WV

Public $8,955 $3,552 $9,784
Open admission
Scott College of Cosmetology

Location: Wheeling, WV

Private
for profit
$7,677 $14,508 $14,508
Open admission
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College

Location: Mount Gay, WV

Public $4,010 $3,336 $5,760
Open admission
Valley College-Beckley

Location: Beckley, WV

Private
for profit
$30,278
Open admission
Valley College-Martinsburg

Location: Martinsburg, WV

Private
for profit
$25,617 $15,575 $15,575
Open admission
Valley College-Princeton

Location: Princeton, WV

Private
for profit
$24,772 $15,575 $15,575
Open admission
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling

Location: Wheeling, WV

Private
for profit
$25,758 $10,000 $10,000
Open admission
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport

Location: Bridgeport, WV

Private
for profit
$12,825 $11,250 $11,250
Open admission
West Virginia Junior College-Charleston

Location: Charleston, WV

Private
for profit
$11,280 $11,250 $11,250
Open admission
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown

Location: Morgantown, WV

Private
for profit
$16,767 $11,665 $11,665
Open admission
West Virginia Northern Community College

Location: Wheeling, WV

Public $3,982 $3,144 $10,080
Open admission

Vocational & Trade Schools in West Virginia

College Name College Type Net Price Tuition and Fees Acceptance rate
Academy of Careers and Technology

Location: Beckley, WV

Public $5,984 $7,685
Open admission
B M Spurr School of Practical Nursing

Location: Glen Dale, WV

Private
not for profit
$4,404 $2,600
Ben Franklin Career Center

Location: Dunbar, WV

Public $12,673
Open admission
Cabell County Career Technology Center

Location: Huntington, WV

Public $2,154
Open admission
Fayette Institute of Technology

Location: Oak Hill, WV

Public $2,553 $5,669
Open admission
Garnet Career Center

Location: Charleston, WV

Public $4,523 $5,807
Open admission
James Rumsey Technical Institute

Location: Martinsburg, WV

Public $14,765 $6,024
Open admission
John D Rockefeller IV Career Center

Location: New Cumberland, WV

Public $9,471
Open admission
Mineral County Vocational Technical Center

Location: Keyser, WV

Public $2,036 $3,581
Mingo Extended Learning Center

Location: Delbarton, WV

Public $5,289 $5,263
Open admission
Monongalia County Technical Education Center

Location: Morgantown, WV

Public $7,075 $3,925
67%
Mountain State School of Massage

Location: Charleston, WV

Private
for profit
$16,816 $10,990
Open admission
Opportunities Industrialization Center

Location: Fairmont, WV

Private
not for profit
$10,150 $11,800
Open admission
Putnam Career and Technical Center

Location: Eleanor, WV

Public ($1,615) $5,084
Open admission
Ralph R Willis Career and Technical Center

Location: Stollings, WV

Public $4,418 $3,484
Open admission
Randolph Technical Center

Location: Elkins, WV

Public $9,236 $2,840
Roane-Jackson Technical Center

Location: Leroy, WV

Public $840 $3,750
Open admission
Ross Medical Education Center-Charleston

Location: Charleston, WV

Private
for profit
$18,268 $15,740
Open admission
Ross Medical Education Center-Morgantown

Location: Morgantown, WV

Private
for profit
$19,550 $15,740
Open admission
United Technical Center

Location: Clarksburg, WV

Public $5,110
86%
Wood County School of Practical Nursing

Location: Parkersburg, WV

Public $3,169 $4,281