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West Virginia University Academics

About the Professors

Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Female Professors
39%
Male Professors
61%
Average Professor Salary
$112,668
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    3%
  • Asian American
    9%
  • Hispanic
    1%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    5%
  • Multiracial
    0%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    3%
  • White
    78%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
85%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.172 responses
Poll
78%
of students say professors care about their students' success.171 responses
Poll
75%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.171 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.171 responses

Quality of Education

Academics
B+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
57%
National
48%
Full-Time Retention Rate
79%
Part-Time Retention Rate
56%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$6,180
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

What Students Say About Education

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Which statement(s) best describes the quality of education you're getting?
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94%
of students say they attend class.133 responses
42%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.133 responses
93%
of students say they do all their homework.133 responses
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