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West Virginia University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

 
 

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $4,476 $4,722 $5,100 $5,304 4.0%
Out-of-state $13,840 $14,600 $15,770 $16,402 4.0%
Books and supplies $900 $900 $1,160 $1,178 1.6%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,630 $7,046 $7,202 $7,770 7.9%
Other $2,442 $1,940 $1,960 $1,782 -9.1%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $14,448 $14,608 $15,422 $16,034 4.0%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $23,812 $24,486 $26,092 $27,132 4.0%
 

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Map of West Virginia University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 15,094 8,389 6,705
Percent admitted 88% 87% 88%
Percent admitted who enrolled 39% 39% 39%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 2,414 48%
ACT 2,651 52%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 470 560
SAT Math 480 580
ACT Composite 21 26
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 20 25

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1926 - 1/1/1928 Terminated
  1/1/1930 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs 8/20/1938 -   Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 1/1/1923 -   Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dentistry (DENT) - Programs leading to the D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree; advanced dental education programs (general practice residency, advanced general dentistry, and specialty programs) 5/26/1960 -   Accredited
Dental Hygiene (DH) 1/9/1965 -   Accredited
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) 12/9/1966 -   Accredited
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics 5/14/1970 -   Accredited
Endodontics 12/7/1978 -   Accredited
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) 5/1/1980 -   Accredited
Prosthodontics 1/12/1995 -   Accredited
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 10/1/1981 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 4/1/1993 -   Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs 12/1/1998 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 8/1/1972 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 1/1/1966 -   Accredited
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 1/13/1989 -   Accredited
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 10/24/1989 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs 7/29/1976 - 7/1/2006 Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 7/29/1976 -   Accredited
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology 7/1/2006 -   Accredited
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
Pastoral Education (PAST) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers and CPE and supervisory CPE programs 2/1/1997 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 10/23/1997 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 10/23/1997 -   Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Community Health Education (CHE) and Community Health/Preventive Medicine (CHPM) - Graduate programs offered outside schools of public health 10/14/1997 -   Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree 7/1/1942 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1977 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1947 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1989 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 9/1/1957 -   Accredited
 
 
 

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