Tuition & Fees

$4,248

$10,752

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
1%
24-29
9%
18-23
39%
12-17
41%
6-11
10%
24-29
14%
18-23
36%
12-17
50%
30-36
1%
24-29
11%
18-23
45%
12-17
42%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
20

teacher

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,966
Declined + 286
Total Received 2,252
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Public

1,410

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 1,410
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission

Keyser, WV

18-acre campus in Keyser (population: 5,200). 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
11%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/4
20%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
1%
24-29
9%
18-23
39%
12-17
41%
6-11
10%
24-29
14%
18-23
36%
12-17
50%
30-36
1%
24-29
11%
18-23
45%
12-17
42%
6-11
1%

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

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,966
Declined + 286
Total Received 2,252

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

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,842,118
State $799,174
Institutional $135,775
Other external
Total $3,777,067

Non-need-based

Federal $182,978
State $442,644
Institutional $214,826
Other external $241,885
Total $1,082,333

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%

1,410
students

Female
56%
796

Male
44%
614

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

79%

1,119
students

Female
54%
595

Male
46%
524

undergraduatePart-time

21%

291
students

Female
70%
201

Male
30%
90

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
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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