Directory Information

Address1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554-2470
Phone304-367-4000
WEBSchool's Website
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School Typefour-years, public
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of Fairmont State University are $7,892 for in-state students and $17,150 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition and fees are $7,892 for in-state students and $17,150 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees for prospective students is $8,049 for West Virginia residents and $17,493 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2023 graduate school tuition & fees is $6,981 for West Virginia residents and $15,399 for out-of-state students.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$7,892$17,150
Graduate$7,892$17,150
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$8,049$17,493
Graduate$6,981$15,399
The estimation for 2022-2023 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at Fairmont State University is 98.75% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 37.54%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 995.
The average graduation rate is 45%. Total 3,848 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $38,400. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program shows the highest salary with $59,100 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 Fairmont State Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »98.75% Acceptance Rate / 37.54% Yield
Test Scores »995 SAT / 20 ACT
Graduation Rate »45%
Transfer-out Rate21%
Retention Rate69%(full-time), 13% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio6.67% (15 to 1)
Student Population »3,848 (3,573 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$7,478
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$38,400
Average Salary by Field of Study$23,900 - $59,100

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Fairmont State University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Fairmont State
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
Fairmont State provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at Fairmont State
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Fairmont State. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 1,189. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $4,440.
Fairmont State Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity1,189


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