Most Affordable Colleges in the state of West Virginia for 2019

State of West Virginia
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for West Virginia residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for West Virginia residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of West Virginia.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 Marshall University $13,900 Image $22,500 38% 9,489 1,105 90.19%
2 West Virginia University Institute of Technology $14,500 Image $22,000 34% 1,623 1,169 52.91%
3 University of Charleston $18,400 Image $44,800 59% 1,831 1,020 64.49%
4 West Virginia Wesleyan College $18,800 Image $45,300 59% 1,320 1,095 70.64%
5 Ohio Valley University $19,000 Image $33,900 44% 527 1,045 28.59%
6 Glenville State College $19,500 Image $23,700 18% 1,655 975 69.45%
7 Fairmont State University $19,700 Image $19,700 0% 3,661 1,045 70.61%
8 Concord University $20,200 Image $21,400 6% 1,853 1,045 90.19%
8 Shepherd University $20,200 Image $21,100 4% 3,421 1,080 89.13%
8 West Virginia University $20,200 Image $23,100 13% 22,501 1,164 71.9%
11 Bethany College $20,400 Image $45,400 55% 601 1,015 94.04%
12 West Liberty University $21,100 Image $22,500 6% 2,176 1,025 71.76%
13 West Virginia State University $22,800 Image $22,800 0% 3,755 1,010 97.58%
14 Davis & Elkins College $24,000 Image $42,900 44% 837 1,010 41.61%
15 Alderson Broaddus University $24,500 Image $42,800 43% 952 1,035 40.63%
16 Wheeling Jesuit University $26,100 Image $40,200 35% 719 1,070 51.4%
School data from 2016-2017
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