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West Virginia University at Parkersburg

300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, WV

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Located at 300 Campus Drive in Parkersburg, West Virginia, West Virginia University at Parkersburg provides academic programs that lead to a certificates or associates or bachelor’s degrees. Program offerings at the regional college include:

  • Criminal justice/police science
  • Criminal justice/safety studies
  • Business administration
  • Business/Commerce
  • Animation and Interactive technology
  • Elementary education
  • Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)
  • Engineering technologies
  • Executive assistant training
  • Information technology
  • Liberal arts and sciences
  • Machine shop technology
  • Precision metal working
  • Registered nursing
  • Science technologies

Popular areas of study at the college include business management and marketing, health-related courses, education, mechanic and repair technologies, and liberal arts and sciences.

Currently, just over 60% of the students at the college attend school full-time and just over 45% of the attendees are registered part-time. Tuition for in-state students is approximately $2,500 per year while out-of-state students spend approximately $8,850 annually. Currently, about 4,450 undergraduates attend classes at the college. For more information, you can contact the school at 800-WVA-WVUP, or 800-982-9887.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $3,200-$3,900
    • Out-of-State: $11,000-$13,720
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $130-$160 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $480-$570 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships90%$2,459
Receiving Student Loans25%$1,348
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, West Virginia University at Parkersburg may offer student services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care for children

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in West Virginia, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 West Virginia University at ParkersburgWood CountyWest Virginia
Graduation Rate33.7%-16.3%
Transfer-out Rate15.9%-14.2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1973)
    • Find all the other nursing programs in West Virginia
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1998)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by West Virginia University at Parkersburg by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Personal and Culinary Services

    Precision Production

    Science Technology

      Security and Protective Services

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      FINANCIAL AID RATE
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      STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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      FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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