West Virginia University at Parkersburg (WVU)

Parkersburg, WV

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Student Essentials

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.wvup.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $2,844
Out-of-State Tuition: $7,512
Retention Rate: 67%
Enrollment: 3,756
Year Established: 1961

About WVU

If you want to attend a public institution in West Virginia where you can earn a certificate or baccalaureate degree, West Virginia University at Parkersburg (WVUP) is worth a look.

WVUP is one of the only public community colleges in the state that offers four-year degrees in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Information Security, and more. Undergraduate degree programs can be taken onsite or online.

Some of the certificate programs at WVUP include:

  • Advanced Leadership and Management
  • Animation, Game and Web Design
  • Emergency Response
  • Paraprofessional Studies
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Solar Energy Technology

Accelerated certificate programs are available as well in Construction Technology, Home Inspection, Nursing Assisting, Real Estate Pre-Licensure, and a host of others.

WVUP also allows qualifying high school students to take college classes early through its “Earn a Degree Graduate Early” (EDGE) program.

Applicants to the university must submit the following to be considered for admissions:

  • ACT or SAT scores
  • Application
  • Transcripts

Additionally, certain students may be required to submit immunization records.

WVUP administers financial aid to those who meet the criteria and need help paying their tuition. The first step is for students to fill out a FAFSA to determine if they are eligible for any grants, loans, scholarships, or work-study programs.

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WVU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave West Virginia University at Parkersburg 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

I like how the campus is set up and how easily it is to find your way around the school. All the faculty and staff at wvup seem very nice and helpful. The campus is in a good location. Everyone seems very friendly and welcoming to new students.


WVU Map & Location

West Virginia University at Parkersburg
300 Campus Dr
Parkersburg, WV 26101


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Getting Around WVU

Walkability

Poor walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.

1/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Parkersburg, WV

Winter
Dec
44
28
Jan
40
24
Feb
44
25
Spring
Mar
54
32
Apr
67
42
May
75
52
Summer
Jun
84
61
Jul
87
66
Aug
86
64
Fall
Sep
79
56
Oct
67
44
Nov
56
36

WVU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,756
Freshman Class 791
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,756

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 93%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 1%
African American 1%
Caucasian 93%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate 0%
Full-Time 0%
Part-Time 100%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg

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