West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Beckley, WV

West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Beckley, WV

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Tuition & Fees

$7,560

$18,912

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
460
75th
560
25th
440
75th
23
25th
16
75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 598
Declined 487
Total Received 1,085
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Public

2,056

undergraduate students

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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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,056
Established in 1895
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

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

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
460
75th
560
25th
440
75th
23
25th
16
75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee ($100 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 598
Declined 487
Total Received 1,085

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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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Financial Aid

56%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,803

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,560
Room $7,116
Board $4,512
Books & supplies $950
Total $20,138
Average Financial Aid - $8,803
Total with Avg. Aid $11,335

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, United States Collegiate Athletic Association, Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Appalachian Swim Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
Community Organization and Advocacy. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Construction Management, General. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Forensic Science and Technology. yes
General Studies. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Industrial Technology/Technician. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Technical Teacher Education. yes

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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

2,056

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,056
students

Female
50%
1,033

Male
50%
1,023

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

61%

1,244
students

Female
43%
539

Male
57%
705

39%

812
students

Female
61%
494

Male
39%
318

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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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

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