West Liberty University Rankings

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In the World#4791 of 14178
In North America#1308 of 2629
In the United States#1231 of 2528
In West Virginia#7 of 26
In West Liberty#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
71%
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
2,183
Graduates
313
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree

West Liberty University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate71%65%74%
Applicants1,8296621,167
Admissions1,292429863
Freshmen enrolled full time464163301
Freshmen enrolled part time11

830 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

178 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1 or 1%
submitted SAT

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
464 or 100%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in West Liberty University are 17-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1906 (76%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown379 (15%)
Black or African American71 (3%)
Nonresident Alien61 (2%)
Two or more races40 (2%)
Hispanic20 (0.8%)
Asian17 (0.7%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,805
Students receiving aid
96%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,990$6,300
Tuition in-state$7,990$6,300
Tuition out-of-state$15,930$8,112

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,271
Combined charge for room and board$9,614
Room charge$5,150
Meal charge$4,464

West Liberty University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General5737
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist3739
General Studies46
Biology & Biological Sciences, General3412
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse35
Secondary Education and Teaching28
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels28
Elementary Education and Teaching27
Kinesiology and Exercise Science26
Organizational Leadership15
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General14
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies13
Physician Assistant13
Psychology, General12
Speech Communication and Rhetoric11
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist11
Education, General10
Social Sciences, General9
English Language and Literature, General9
Social Work9
Music, Other7
Criminology6
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General5
Graphic Design5
Athletic Training & Trainer4
Design and Visual Communications, General4
Chemistry, General3
Mathematics, General3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other2
Grand Total37423111
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate45%49%42%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
324
Citations
1,628

Publication count by topic

Biology
82
Medicine
77
Psychology
25
Geography
23
Art
16
Computer science
15
Sociology
13
Mathematics
12
Political science
9
Chemistry
7
Philosophy
6
History
5
Engineering
5
Environmental science
3
Economics
3
Business
2
Physics
2
Geology
1
Materials science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History131163
Art189613
Political science258376
Engineering2753400
Geology367319
Psychology3707266
Biology4259331
Medicine4290225
Physics451518
Geography452414
Mathematics458457
Chemistry512871
Sociology54572
Business55494
Computer science555725
Environmental science56491

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199201
199333
199432
1995010
199615
199734
199805
1999216
2000011
200118
2002214
200319
2004115
2005217
2006216
2007333
2008226
2009221
2010737
2011459
20121148
20132180
20141598
201525157
201624165
201735163
201840153
201926165
202047192

General info

Alternative namesWLU
Founded1837
WikipediaWest Liberty University
MottoMake the Most of Yourself
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff333
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address208 University Drive
West Liberty, West Virginia, 26074
United States
City population2,000
Phone3043365000
Fax+1 (304) 336 8285

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