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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
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

Application fee $0
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-preparatory 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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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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Financial Facts

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P: 304 336-8016
F: 304 336-8088

Varsity Sports

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

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

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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

76%

1,871
students

Female
63%
1,185

Male
37%
686

24%

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 transferred

92

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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