West Virginia University Institute of Technology Rankings

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In the World#6770 of 14178
In North America#1708 of 2629
In the United States#1623 of 2528
In West Virginia#17 of 26
In Beckley#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
51%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
1,794
Male:Female Ratio
49:51
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

West Virginia University Institute of Technology Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate51%51%51%
Applicants1,245621624
Admissions636318318
Freshmen enrolled full time318179139
Freshmen enrolled part time312

519 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

546 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
249 or 78%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1130
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in West Virginia University Institute of Technology are 930-1130 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
215 or 67%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in West Virginia University Institute of Technology are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1403 (78%)
Two or more races100 (6%)
Black or African American85 (5%)
Nonresident Alien74 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown70 (4%)
Hispanic44 (2%)
Asian12 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,550
Students receiving aid
97%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$7,560
Tuition in-state$7,560
Tuition out-of-state$18,912

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity388
Combined charge for room and board$11,628
Room charge$7,116
Meal charge$4,512

West Virginia University Institute of Technology Majors

MajorBachelor's
General Studies30
Mechanical Engineering21
Biology & Biological Sciences, General17
Civil Engineering, General12
Chemical Engineering9
Forensic Science and Technology9
Psychology, General9
Computer and Information Sciences, General8
Electrical and Electronics Engineering7
Accounting6
Business & Commerce, General6
Engineering Technology, General4
Political Science and Government, General4
Health & Health Care Administration & Management3
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration3
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst3
Community Organization and Advocacy3
Mathematics, General3
Chemistry, General2
Computer Engineering, General2
Technical Teacher Education1
Grand Total162
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate21%21%22%
  • Full-time retention rate - 57%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
276
Citations
2,465

Publication count by topic

Computer science
67
Engineering
60
Mathematics
39
Physics
19
Psychology
16
Materials science
15
Chemistry
12
Medicine
11
Geology
6
Environmental science
4
Sociology
4
Art
4
History
2
Political science
2
Business
1
Geography
1
Biology
1
Economics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History191417
Geology2063287
Engineering2613472
Computer science3177621
Materials science3672302
Mathematics3719193
Psychology3816236
Physics404142
Environmental science430835
Sociology46308
Business466318
Chemistry517066
Medicine542441
Political science55951
Biology571625

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990510
1991111
199239
199368
199427
1995212
199605
1997113
199818
199917
200039
2001215
2002313
2003611
2004639
20051636
20061068
2007585
2008889
2009982
20107116
20118118
20129101
20131792
201415163
201515139
201616161
201723177
201816173
201918248
20205281

General info

Alternative namesWest Virginia University Tech
WVU Tech
Founded1895
WikipediaWest Virginia University Institute of Technology
MottoBe Big Here
Colorsnavy blue, new gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff239
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address512 South Kanawha Street
Beckley, West Virginia, 25801
United States
City population18,000
Phone3044421000
Fax+1 (304) 442 3059

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