Everything from finding the right online university to finding the right job!
Eduers
Prequalify Potential Hires Automatically – Use ZipRecruiter! Post A Job For 30mm Job Seekers - Just One ClickLet Monster Do The Work For You Post Your Resume FREEYour Life. Your Resume. Your Move! Post Your Resume FREE Today!

Quick Degree Finder

West Virginia University

Overview
Type of school: Public institution
Year founded: 1867
Affiliation: None
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 20,590
Environment: Suburban
Endowment: $1,295,442
Admissions Address

PO Box 6201
Morgantown, WV 26506-6201

Website

http://www.wvu.edu

Admissions E-mail

go2wvu@mail.wvu.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.3
Send application by: August 1
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Mr. Cheng Khoo
Admissions office telephone: (800) 344-9881
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: August 1
Decision sent by: Other
Accept offer by: No set date
Early decision
Not offered
Early action
Not offered Application fee: $25
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? No
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: Yes
Electronic application:
 
http://www.arc.wvu.edu/admissions/applications.html Tuition deposit: $100 (Refundable by May 1)
Room deposit: $200 (Partially refundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Required
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 N/A
Mathematics 3 N/A
Science 3 N/A
Lab 2 N/A
Foreign language N/A 2
Social studies 3 N/A
History N/A N/A
Academic electives N/A N/A
Total academic units 13 2

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Neither required nor recommended
Off-campus interview: Not available
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: August 1
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Not considered
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Very important
Application essay: Not considered
Recommendation: Considered
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Not considered
Extracurricular activities: Considered
Talent/ability: Not considered
Character/personal qualities: Not considered
First generation: Not considered
Alumni/ae relation: Not considered
Geographical residence: Not considered
State residency: Important
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Not considered
Volunteer work: Considered
Work experience: Not considered
Level of applicant's interest: Important
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 92%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 92%
Total applicants: 12,047
Total acceptances: 11,040
Total freshman enrollment: 4,828
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.

 
Male applicants: 6,443
Male acceptances: 5,876
Male freshman enrollment: 2,656
 
Female applicants: 5,604
Female acceptances: 5,164
Female freshman enrollment: 2,172
Out-of-state freshmen: 49%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: N/A
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: N/A
Students enrolled from waiting list: N/A

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 17%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 40%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 73%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 69%
Average high school GPA: 3.3
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 99%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 52%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 460 – 560
Math: 480 – 580
Combined: 940 – 1140

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 1.1% 2.6%
600-699 12.1% 17.6%
500-599 44.1% 46.1%
400-499 38.1% 31.3%
300-399 4.6% 2.4%
200-299 N/A N/A

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 48%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 20 – 26
Math: 18 – 25
Composite: 20 – 26

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 6.0% 10.7% 4.3%
24-29 37.5% 34.6% 34.4%
18-23 51.8% 44.4% 43.0%
12-17 4.6% 10.5% 18.3%
6-11 N/A N/A N/A
Below 6 N/A N/A N/A

 



Test Preparation Schools & Programs (by State) Letter & Writing Career & Training

Link to us | Contact us | Home | Privacy Policy Copyright 2009 The Eduers.com. All Rights Reserved