West Liberty University

West Liberty, WV

West Liberty University

West Liberty, WV

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Tuition & Fees

$8,150

$16,090

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
460
75th
540
25th
440
75th
22
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,271
Declined 586
Total Received 1,857
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Public

2,471

undergraduate students

495

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

West Liberty University, founded in 1837, is a public, multipurpose college. Its 290-acre campus is located in West Liberty, 10 miles from Wheeling.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,966
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational

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290-acre campus in West Liberty (population: 1,459), 10 miles from Wheeling; extended campus locations in Weirton and Wheeling. Major airport and train serve Pittsburgh (50 miles); bus serves Wheeling.

  • Campus Setting: Rural community

West Liberty University
208 University Drive
West Liberty, WV
26074-0295

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
460
75th
540
25th
440
75th
22
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,271
Declined 586
Total Received 1,857

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Other sports
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, dance team, dodgeball, equestrian sports, fishing, fitness, flag football, floor hockey, martial arts, racquetball, scuba diving, skiing, soccer, table tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Criminology.
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
General Studies.
Graphic Design.
Information Resources Management.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, Other.
Organizational Leadership.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Business
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,966

total students

57%

in-state

43%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

2,471
students

Female
64%
1,593

Male
36%
878

17%

495
students

Female
62%
306

Male
38%
189

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

1,871
students

Female
64%
1,185

Male
36%
686

25%

600
students

Female
68%
408

Male
32%
192

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

92

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

78%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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