Academic Profile for 2021

Four Year Graduation Rate
35%

Six Year Graduation Rate
57%

Eight Year Graduation Rate
59%

Student to Faculty Ratio
18 to 1

First Year Retention Rate
76%


Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
4,732
students in 2018

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

None
1 To 15
16 To 45
46 To 75
76 To 150
151 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information


Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2018 school year

Students Total
21,155

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2018 school year

Students Total
21,155

Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Graduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Undergraduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Special learning
ROTC - Air Force
ROTC - Army
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)


Accreditation

Institutional

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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1926 - 01/01/1928
Terminated
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1930 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at Potomac State College)
07/01/2005 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University Institute of Technology)
03/05/1941 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at Public Higher Education Center)
06/26/2009 - 01/16/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at Mountain State University)
08/15/1998 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at City Center East)
06/26/2009 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at WVU Charleston Division)
01/01/1995 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at Robert C Byrd High School)
08/15/1995 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at Robert C Byrd Institute)
08/15/1999 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at Wood Technology Center)
04/29/2010 - 10/22/2014
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College)
01/01/2001 - 07/31/2013
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at WVU RC Byrd Eastern Division)
01/01/2007 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at WVU Parkersburg)
01/01/1974 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at Princeton High School)
06/26/2009 - 05/16/2013
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at New River Community and Technical College)
04/29/2010 - 10/22/2014
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at WV Northern Community and Technical College)
04/29/2010 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at Ohio Valley Medical Center)
08/15/2006 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at Mt Olive Correctional Center)
08/15/1997 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at NASA-WV High Tech Center)
01/01/1999 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at University of Charleston)
01/01/1999 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at WV Eastern Community and Technical)
08/15/2000 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at WV School of Osteopathic Medicine)
08/15/2001 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at Marshall University Graduate Center)
01/01/2002 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at Martinsburg High School)
08/15/2004 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at USP Hazelton: Secure Women's Facility)
03/17/2008 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
(West Virginia University Hospital)
07/01/1965 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(West Virginia University at Shepherd University)
08/15/2001 - 07/03/2013
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
Specialized

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Agency / Program Period of Accreditation Status
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
[Didactic Program in Dietetics]
10/01/1981 - Current
Renewal of Accreditation
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
[Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs]
08/20/1938 - Current
Renewal of Accreditation
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
[Law (LAW) - Professional schools]
01/01/1923 - Current
Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
[Dental Hygiene (DH)]
01/09/1965 - Current
Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
[Endodontics]
12/07/1978 - Current
Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
[Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)]
12/09/1966 - Current
Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
[Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics]
05/14/1970 - Current
Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
[Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)]
01/12/1995 - Current
Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
[Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs]
12/01/1998 - Current
Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
[Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree]
12/01/1998 - Current
Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
[Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist]
08/01/1972 - Current
Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
[Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs]
01/01/1966 - Current
Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
[Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs]
01/13/1989 - Current
Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs]
07/29/1976 - 07/01/2006
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Clinical doctoral program in Audiology]
07/01/2006 - Current
Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs]
07/29/1976 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels]
04/22/2014 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels]
10/23/1997 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels]
10/23/1997 - Current
Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
[Public Health (PHB) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health]
10/14/1997 - Current
Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
[Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree]
07/01/1942 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
[Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1977 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
[Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1947 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
[Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1989 - Current
Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
[Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools]
09/01/1957 - Current
Accredited
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
[(CPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE programs]
(West Virginia University Hospital)
02/01/1997 - Current
Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
[Magnetic Resonance (MR) - Programs for magnetic resonance technologists]
(West Virginia University Hospital)
08/25/2010 - Current
Renewal of Accreditation
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
[Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers]
(West Virginia University Hospital)
03/12/1966 - Current
Renewal of Accreditation
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
[Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists]
(West Virginia University Hospital)
08/01/1976 - Current
Renewal of Accreditation
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