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West Liberty University
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  • 4 Year
  • WEST LIBERTY, WV

Report Card

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

About

208 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
WEST LIBERTY, WV 26074
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mountain East Conference
From West Liberty University

West Liberty University is a public university with a private institution feel. We are a student-centered community that emphasizes research, internship opportunities, inclusion, and creative expression.

As an advocate and leader in our region for quality, experiential, hands-on learning, West Liberty University additionally offers 18 NCAA DII sports and over 50 extracurricular clubs and organizations.

The top reasons to attend West Liberty University include:

• Affordability

• Low student to faculty ratio (12:1)

• Quality academic offerings – over 70 majors

• Residential college experience

• Dedication to YOU, the student

• Beautiful rural location

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West Liberty University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
68%
SAT Range
900-1120
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,812 / 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
$5,293 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 21 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 25 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 25 responses

Majors

Program Spotlight: Sciences

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Start your journey to a career in the sciences at West Liberty University! We offer programs in Zoo Science, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Health Sciences, Nursing, Medical Lab Science, Dental Hygiene, Psychology, Speech Pathology and Audiology, and even graduate programs like the Physician Assistant Program and a bridge program with WVSOM in Biomedical Sciences!

Online

Online Programs Offered
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
    40%
  • On Campus
    60%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,798 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
289
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
24%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Nice and helpful
    50%
  • Stressed
    33%
  • Nerdy
    8%
  • Stressed
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 20 responses
Poll
71%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 31 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Small
    36%
  • Affordable
    29%
  • Nice
    21%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
53%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 14 responses

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