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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
21%
500-599
47%
400-499
24%
300-399
7%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
44%
400-499
30%
300-399
6%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
55%
12-17
19%
6-11
0
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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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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 1,755
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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Yeager

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Christian Student Union
  • Student Activities Board
  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Student Government Association
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Light Up Old Main
  • Pre-Exam Jam
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
21%
500-599
47%
400-499
24%
300-399
7%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
44%
400-499
30%
300-399
6%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
55%
12-17
19%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.51

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 920
Declined 597
Total Received 1,517

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports Men

Badminton, Cheerleading, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Women

Badminton, Cheerleading, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NAIA
USCAA

Majors

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

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 56%
Student 4 year graduation rate 21%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

107

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
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 yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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