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Fairmont State University
  • 4 Year
  • FAIRMONT, WV

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Fairmont State is a public university located in Fairmont, West Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,478 undergraduate students. The Fairmont State acceptance rate is 99%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 45% of students, Fairmont State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,700.

About

1201 LOCUST AVE
FAIRMONT, WV 26554
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mountain East Conference

Fairmont State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Fairmont State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
99%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
900-1090
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$11,277 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,593 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 36 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 42 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 41 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    53%
  • On Campus
    37%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,478 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
795
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
15%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 30 responses
  • Stressed
    37%
  • Content
    23%
  • Kind
    17%
  • Young
    17%
  • Bored
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 53 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 58 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Personable
    42%
  • Kept up
    15%
  • Melting pot
    15%
  • Purely Amazing
    12%
  • Rundown
    9%
  • Underrated
    6%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 30 responses

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