|Setting:||Large Town Setting|
|Size:||Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||No|
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
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.
100% of students gave West Virginia University at Parkersburg 5 stars overall.
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.
West Virginia University at Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26104
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Poor walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||5,507|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||5,507|
- African American: 2%
- Caucasian: 94%
- Unknown and Other: 4%
|Unknown and Other||4%|
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