West Liberty University: Ranking & Review

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West Liberty
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Top 27%

West Liberty University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate72%69%74%
Applicants1,8316931,138
Admissions1,314477837
Enrolled undergraduates495193302
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,4439181,525

730 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

113 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores3
Percent of students submitting SAT scores1%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
430
Math
445

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores492
Percent of students submitting ACT scores99%
ACT Composite
20
ACT English
17
ACT Math
19

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

West Liberty University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$22,355$29,995
Off-campus$20,405$28,045
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,320 and other expenses per full academic year.

West Liberty University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,539 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$7,380$15,020
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$308$626
Tuition for Full-time graduates$5,808$6,604
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$446$534

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8822110
Health Professions and Related Programs98118108
Education502979
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities5656
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2727
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2424
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2323
Visual and Performing Arts2121
Psychology1717
English Language and Literature & Letters1212
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1212
Social Sciences88
Public Administration and Social Service Professions77
Physical Sciences44
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies33
Mathematics and Statistics11
Grand Total943469512

A total of 443 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at West Liberty University.

At the master's level 69 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate48%42%53%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesWLU
Founded1837
MottoMake the Most of Yourself
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff308
Instructional FTE151
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewestliberty.edu
Address208 University Drive
West Liberty, West Virginia, 26074
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Fringe
City populationless than 2,500
Phone3043365000
Fax+1 (304) 336 8285

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