Tuition & Fees

$7,464

$18,648

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
21%
500-599
48%
400-499
24%
300-399
7%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
6%
30-36
3%
24-29
23%
18-23
55%
12-17
19%
30-36
4%
24-29
14%
18-23
54%
12-17
25%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
41%
12-17
34%
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undergraduateRatios

54%

male

46%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 920
Declined + 597
Total Received 1,517
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Public

1,755

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Career/technical Education
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Codes

SAT 5902
ACT 4536

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Location

School Facts

West Virginia University Institute of Technology, founded in 1895, is a public, STEM-focused, four-year institution offering more than 30 academic programs including business, computer science, engineering, psychology, and nursing. The University's 112-acre campus is located in Beckley, WV, 60 miles southeast of Charleston.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,755
Established in 1895
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Beckley, WV

112-acre campus in Montgomery (population: 16,404), 60 miles from Charleston. Air and train serve Charleston. Public transportation serves campus from Charleston.

West Virginia University Institute of Technology
512 South Kanawha Street
Beckley, WV 25801

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
41%
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
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 5% of male students
 
2 sororities 5% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
21%
500-599
48%
400-499
24%
300-399
7%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
6%
30-36
3%
24-29
23%
18-23
55%
12-17
19%
30-36
4%
24-29
14%
18-23
54%
12-17
25%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
41%
12-17
34%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
($100 for international applicants)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 920
Declined + 597
Total Received 1,517

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

William Allen
Director of Admissions and Recruitment
P: 888 554-8324
F: 304 442-3067
tech-admissions@mail.wvu.edu

Financial Aid

$7,441

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,464
Room $7,010
Board $4,380
Books & supplies $900
Total $19,754
Average Financial Aid - $7,441
Total with Avg. Aid $12,313
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Financial Aid Deadline

State aid form
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 888 554-8324
F: 304 442-3052
tech-financial-aid@mail.wvu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Michael White
Director of Financial Aid Services
michael.white@mail.wvu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Soccer

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Kickball, Skiing, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Water Basketball, Water Volleyball, Weight Lifting

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Athletic Directors

Kenny Howell (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, United States Collegiate Athletic Association, Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Appalachian Swim Conference
Mascot
Golden Bears
School colors
gold and blue

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adventure Recreation Management
Aerospace Engineering
Applied Science
Athletic Coaching Education
Biology
Board of Regents
Business Management
Career Technology Education
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Criminal Justice
Electrical Engineering
Electronics Engineering Technology
Engineering Technology
Forensic Investigation
Health Services Administration
History/Government
Industrial Technology
Information Systems
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Nursing
Printing Management
Psychology
Public Service Administration
Regents Bachelor of Arts
Sports Management
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Career/technical Education

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Technologies

1,755

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,755
students

Female
46%
815

Male
54%
940

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

66%

1,175
students

Female
43%
494

Male
57%
681

34%

580
students

Female
56%
321

Male
44%
259

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

60%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • 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
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
Colombia
Mexico
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

William Allen
Director of Admissions and Recruitment
888 554-8324
wiallen@mail.wvu.edu

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