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West Liberty University
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  • 4 Year
  • WEST LIBERTY, WV

Report Card

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

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West Liberty is an above-average public university located in West Liberty, West Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,798 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the West Liberty acceptance rate is 74%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Dental Hygiene. Graduating 42% of students, West Liberty alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,800.

About

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

West Liberty University Rankings

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

WLU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
74%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
890-1150
ACT Range
18-24
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
$14,915 / 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
$5,628 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 24 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 28 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 28 responses

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
    40%
  • On Campus
    60%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,798 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
289
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
31%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Nice and helpful
    43%
  • Stressed
    29%
  • Underwhelming
    14%
  • Nerdy
    7%
  • Stressed
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
52%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 23 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 34 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Small
    44%
  • Affordable
    25%
  • Nice
    19%
  • Home away from home
    13%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
59%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 17 responses

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