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West Virginia University Institute of Technology
  • 4 Year
  • BECKLEY, WV

Report Card

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

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West Virginia Tech is an above-average public university located in Beckley, West Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,148 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the West Virginia Tech acceptance rate is 51%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Mechanical Engineering, and Biology. Graduating 21% of students, West Virginia Tech alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,500.

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512 SOUTH KANAWHA STREET
BECKLEY, WV 25801
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About West Virginia Tech...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Independent Mid-South Region

West Virginia University Institute of Technology Rankings

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West Virginia Tech Admissions

Acceptance Rate
51%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
930-1130
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$10,502 / 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
$8,550 / 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
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 8 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 11 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 11 responses

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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
    29%
  • On Campus
    41%
  • Online
    30%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,148 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
646
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
27%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Friendly
    80%
  • Dedicated
    20%

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
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 22 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Small town with a big heart
    56%
  • Fast-paced
    11%
  • Home away from home
    11%
  • Small town life
    11%
  • Underrated
    11%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
21%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 6 responses

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