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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
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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West Liberty is a public university located in West Liberty, West Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,837 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the West Liberty acceptance rate is 71%. Popular majors include Dental Hygiene, Business, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 45% of students, West Liberty alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,800.

About

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

West Liberty University Rankings

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WLU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
71%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
820-1300
ACT Range
17-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$13,980 / 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
$5,805 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
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

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
    37%
  • On Campus
    61%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,837 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
346
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
48%
Varsity Athletes
23%
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%
  • Home away from home
    14%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
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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