West Liberty University

West Liberty University

West Liberty, West Virginia


West Liberty University

West Liberty University is a public, four or more years institution located in West Liberty, West Virginia. The campus is situated in a fringe rural area and is home to 2,183 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into West Liberty University?

Admission into West Liberty University is somewhat competitive with an acceptance rate of 71%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 65% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 74%.

What ACT score is required for West Liberty University?

The ACT scores of admitted students range from 17 to 24.

How much does it cost to attend West Liberty University?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending West Liberty University for an academic year is $7,990 (in-state) / $15,930 (out-of-state). Including the cost of living of $15,294 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $7,990 (in-state) / $15,930 (out-of-state) to $23,284 (in-state) / $31,224 (out-of-state) for an academic year. 96% of undergraduate students at West Liberty University receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $13,980.

What degrees are offered at West Liberty University?

The degrees offered at West Liberty University include "associate's degree", "bachelor's degree" and "master's degree".

What are the popular majors at West Liberty University?

The most popular programs/majors at West Liberty University include "Business Administration, Management and Operations", "Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods"" and "Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities".

What is the graduation rate at West Liberty University?

The graduation rate at West Liberty University is 45%.

What is the debt of graduating West Liberty University students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of West Liberty University students is $16,625 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $39,500.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

13

Awards Offered

Associate's degree

Bachelor's degree

Master's degree

City

West Liberty

College Type

Public

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Fringe Rural

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$5,805

General

Address

208 University Drive
West Liberty, West Virginia 26074

College Website

www.westliberty.edu/

Phone

(304) 336-5000

Admissions

West Liberty University has an acceptance rate of 71%. The acceptance rate of 71% implies that for every 100 students that applied 71 students got accepted. 1,829 students appied to West Liberty University. 71% of the students that applied got accepted, and 36% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

1,829

Acceptance Rate

71%

The SAT composite score at West Liberty University ranged from - to -. The ACT composite score at West Liberty University ranged from 17 to 24.

ACT Composite17 - 24
Application Fee$0
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Costs to Attend

The cost for in-state undergraduate students to attend West Liberty University for an academic year can be broken down into $7,990 for tuition, $0 for fees, $1,645 for books and supplies, $9,614 for room and board and $4,035 for other expenses.

In-State Tuition and Fees

$7,990
In-state tuition$7,990
In-state fees$0
Books and supplies$1,645
Room and board$9,614
Other expenses$4,035

The cost for out-of-state undergraduate students to attend West Liberty University for an academic year can be broken down into $15,930 for tuition, $0 for fees, $1,645 for books and supplies, $9,614 for room and board and $4,035 for other expenses.

Out-of-State Tution and Fees

$15,930
Out-of-state tuition$15,930
Out-of-state fees$0
Books and supplies$1,645
Room and board$9,614
Other expenses$4,035
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Students

West Liberty University has 2,183 undergradute students. 36% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 64% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

2,183

Enrollment by gender

36%

36% men

64%

64% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at West Liberty University is 45%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 49% compared to 42% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at West Liberty University is 71%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

45%

Graduation Rate by Gender

49%

49% men

42%

42% women

Retention Rate

71%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at West Liberty University is $39,500 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $22,400 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $49,900.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$39,500

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$22,400 - $49,900

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

67%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at West Liberty University is 90% compared to 10% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

90%

90% percent_working

10%

10% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at West Liberty University include "Business Administration, Management and Operations" with 57 graduates followed by "Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods" with 55 graduates, "Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities" with 46 graduates, "Dental Support Services and Allied Professions" with 39 graduates and "Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin" with 35 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Business Administration, Management and Operations57
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods55
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities46
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions39
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin35

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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