West Liberty University

West Liberty, WV

West Liberty University

West Liberty, WV

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Tuition & Fees

$7,990

$15,930

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
5%
24-29
21%
18-23
46%
12-17
28%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,292
Declined 537
Total Received 1,829
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Public

2,183

undergraduate students

313

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,496
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational

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
  • Nearest airport: Pittsburgh International

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
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing
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Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
72%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
5%
24-29
21%
18-23
46%
12-17
28%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.5

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,292
Declined 537
Total Received 1,829

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Golf, Racquetball, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Golf, Racquetball, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Banking and Financial Support Services
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Commercial and Advertising Art
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Teacher Education
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

2,496

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

2,183
students

Female
64%
1,393

Male
36%
790

13%

313
students

Female
63%
197

Male
37%
116

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

1,837
students

Female
63%
1,154

Male
37%
683

16%

346
students

Female
70%
239

Male
30%
107

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian 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

200

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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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

Not Reported

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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