Tuition & Fees

$4,488

$11,376

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
34%
400-499
51%
300-399
10%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
27%
400-499
52%
300-399
16%
30-36
12%
24-29
28%
18-23
46%
12-17
13%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
36%
18-23
39%
12-17
20%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
45%
12-17
42%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,726
Declined + 557
Total Received 2,283
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Public

1,340

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

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Location

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 1,340
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Keyser, WV

18-acre campus in Keyser (population: 5,077). Train serves Cumberland, MD (20 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
68%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
60%
Bottom 1/2
40%
Bottom 1/4
16%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
34%
400-499
51%
300-399
10%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
27%
400-499
52%
300-399
16%
30-36
12%
24-29
28%
18-23
46%
12-17
13%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
36%
18-23
39%
12-17
20%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
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

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,726
Declined + 557
Total Received 2,283

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

Financial Aid

$4,355

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,488
Room $4,018
Board $3,596
Books & supplies $900
Total $13,002
Average Financial Aid - $4,355
Total with Avg. Aid $8,647
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 262-7332
F: 304 788-6939
psc-finaid@mail.wvu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Beth E. Little
Director of Enrollment Services
belittle@mail.wvu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
lacrosse
soccer
softball
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Archery, Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Outdoor Adventure, Skiing, Softball, Table Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Shawn White (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NJCAA
Mascot
Catamount
School colors
blue and gold

1,340

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,340
students

Female
56%
757

Male
44%
583

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

1,018
students

Female
54%
546

Male
46%
472

25%

322
students

Female
66%
211

Male
34%
111

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3
Countries most often represented Denmark
New Zealand
Nigeria
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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