The school is a somewhat selective selective school. The school receives about 18,200 applications every admission cycle. With regards to the overall acceptance rate, it tends to be 84 percent which equates to about 15,000 students being accepted to the institution. But when the semester begins, about 4,950 students will choose West Virginia University as their school of choice. Based on the institution’s application data, 48% of the students were men while 51% were women, however, after receiving the acceptance letter, only 50 percent of the women decided to study at West Virginia University as compared to 49 percent of men who decided to enroll. Students should submit their ACT or SAT scores to West Virginia University when filling out the application. Often, an ACT score between 21 - 27 or an SAT score between 1,030 - 1,230 is the range in which applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual credit. West Virginia University’s undergraduate application fee is $50. To apply at West Virginia University, you are required to send these documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution recommends that applicants have Secondary school rank.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
18,202
Male 8,797
Female 9,405

 

Acceptance
15,340
Male 7,312
Female 8,028

 

Enrollment Total
4,949
Male 2,454
Female 2,495


Acceptance Rate
84.3%
Male
83.1%
Female
85.4%

 

Yield
32.3%
Male
33.6%
Female
31.1%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$50


Graduate

$60



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Secondary school rank

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