50-50 Profile: West Virginia University

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West Virginia University -Public

Morgantown, West Virginia
28,776 (22,498 undergraduates)
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2015-16 Accepted: 86%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 33%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 52%
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FINANCES

Total Expenses In-State: $21,730
Total Expenses Out-of-State: $36,226
Average Net Price 14-15: $10,405
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 6%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES

SAT CR: 560
SAT Math: 580
ACT: 27
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COMMON DATA SET

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 34%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 47.2%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 72%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 18.4%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $2,382

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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Athletics

NCAA D1, Big 12

West Virginia University athletic teams

Reasons to consider West Virginia University:

Honors College
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Research Experiences for Undergraduates at WVNano
Summer Undergraduate Research Internships at The Center for Neuroscience
Forensic Business Studies
National Research Center for Coal and Energy
Freshman Engineering Out of Class Experiences
Advanced Power & Electricity Research Center
Center for Global Business and Strategy
Center for Gravitational Waves and Cosmology
Service Learning Courses
Small Farm Center
World Music Performance Center
Center for Identification Technology ResearchSave