Tuition & Fees

$3,864

$10,080

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
14%
400-499
39%
300-399
42%
200-299
4%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
13%
400-499
42%
300-399
35%
200-299
8%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
37%
12-17
40%
6-11
7%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
34%
12-17
49%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
18%
18-23
41%
12-17
39%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
22

teacher

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,241
Declined + 850
Total Received 2,091
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Public

1,475

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Criminal Justice Studies
  3. Business
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Codes

SAT 5539
ACT 4529

School Facts

Potomac State College, founded in 1901, is a division of West Virginia University serving both residential and commuter students. The campus is located in Keyser, WV.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,475
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Keyser, WV

18-acre campus in Keyser (population: 5,310). Train serves Cumberland, MD (20 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Potomac State College of West Virginia University
101 Fort Avenue
Keyser, WV 26726

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
59%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/4
19%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
14%
400-499
39%
300-399
42%
200-299
4%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
13%
400-499
42%
300-399
35%
200-299
8%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
37%
12-17
40%
6-11
7%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
34%
12-17
49%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
18%
18-23
41%
12-17
39%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program None
School has early action program None
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,241
Declined + 850
Total Received 2,091

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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Admissions Contact

Beth E. Little
Director of Enrollment Services
P: 800 262-7332
F: 304 788-6939
go2psc@mail.wvu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
lacrosse
soccer
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NJCAA
Mascot
Catamount
School colors
blue and gold
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Undergraduate

100%

1,475
students

Female
54%
803

Male
46%
672

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

78%

1,156
students

Female
52%
592

Male
48%
564

undergraduatePart-time

22%

319
students

Female
67%
211

Male
33%
108

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 1
Countries most often represented Australia
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Beth E. Little
Director of Enrollment Services
304 788-6820
belittle@mail.wvu.edu

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