West Virginia University

Women's WCLA Contact: Paige Alexander
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22,501 Undergrads / 28,406 Students
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$11,486 Net Price
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72% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
20 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
35% / 57%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are played in Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. The team also travels to Delaware.

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PO Box 6201, Morgantown, WV, 26506, Morgantown, WV, 26506 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Charleston West Virginia Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Wheeling West Virginia Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Parkersburg West Virginia Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Columbus Ohio Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
Where Grads Work
  • Mylan
  • US Army
  • IBM
  • Wells Fargo
  • West Virginia University Hospitals
  • United States Air Force
  • Deloitte
  • Bank of America
  • Consol Energy
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • WVUH-Ruby Memorial Hospital
  • AT&T
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Media and Communication
  • Research
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Program and Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Support
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
455 - 560
510 - 600
1000 - 1200
21 - 27
19 - 26
21 - 27

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 20,594 10,541 10,053
% Admitted 72% 63% 81%
% Admits That Enroll 35% 39% 32%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.49
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    High School GPA
    High School Rank
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    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Engineering (15%)
    Business (13%)
    Communication & Journalism (8%)
    Social Sciences (8%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (7%)
    Health Professions (7%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (5%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (4%)
    Agriculture (4%)
    Psychology (4%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Education (2%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (2%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (1%)
    History (1%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (1%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (1%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Foreign Languages
    Engineering Technology
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$8,376 $22,488
    Books & Supplies$900 $900
    Cost of Living$10,576 $10,576
    Personal Expenses$2,620 $2,620
    Sticker Price$22,472 $36,226

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    93% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship79%$8,964
    Federal Grants28%$4,683
    Pell Grants28%$4,304
    Other Federal10%$1,125
    State & Local Grants37%$4,859
    Institutional Grants68%$5,875
    Student Loans57%$7,455
    Federal Loans56%$5,316
    Other Loans9%$14,886

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $574 Million $20,212

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,689.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $14,771 $252

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 8.1%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 11,788 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $45,800

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.75 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 35% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 11 10
    Fondling 1 -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 2 -
    Aggravated Assault 3 2
    Burglary 11 6
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 -
    Arson 1 -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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