General Studies Degree at West Virginia University (WVU)

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General Studies Degree

The general studies program at West Virginia University prepares students for careers in various professional fields, including education, law, government, health care, real estate, social service, and private industry. The program focuses on individual instruction in the general arts, general science, or unstructured studies. Program courses include: areas of study tailored to the individual to enhance learning in fields of interest. Get more details below including other West Virginia colleges that offer general studies degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the General Studies Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. West Virginia University offers a bachelor's degree program in general studies.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male97
Female93

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian2
Black13
Hispanic1
White164
Multiple Races4
Unknown6

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the General Studies program at WVU, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

Description

All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, postsecondary teachers, all other employment is expected to grow at a rate of 9.3% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering General Studies Programs in West Virginia

General Studies programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

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

Fairmont State University

Fairmont, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 49 students completed this program

Programs

  • General Studies (B)

Pierpont Community and Technical College

Fairmont, WV
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 56 students completed this program

Programs

  • Liberal Arts (A)
  • General Studies (A)

Alderson Broaddus College

Philippi, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • General Studies (A)

Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • General Studies (B)
  • Liberal Arts (B)

West Virginia Northern Community College

Wheeling, WV
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 27 students completed this program

Programs

  • Liberal Arts (A)
  • General Studies (A)

West Liberty University

West Liberty, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 64 students completed this program

Programs

  • General Studies (B)

Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College

Moorefield, WV
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Liberal Arts (A)
  • General Studies (A)

Glenville State College

Glenville, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Liberal Arts (B)
  • General Studies (B)

West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Parkersburg, WV
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 210 students completed this program

Programs

  • Liberal Arts (A,B)
  • General Studies (A,B)

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Martinsburg, WV
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 150 students completed this program

Programs

  • Liberal Arts (A)
  • General Studies (A)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,007