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Address1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554-2470
Phone304-367-4000
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of Fairmont State University are $7,738 for in-state students and $16,814 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2021 tuition and fees are $8,922 for in-state students and $18,888 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $7,738 for West Virginia residents and $16,814 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $8,922 for West Virginia residents and $18,678 for out-of-state students.
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.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$7,738$16,814
Graduate$8,922$18,888
Fairmont State 2020-2021 Tuition Costs Chart
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Fairmont State University is 85% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 34%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,010.
The average graduation rate is 41%. Total 3,947 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics at Fairmont State
Admission Stats »85% Acceptance Rate / 34% Yield
Test Scores »1,010 SAT / 21 ACT
Graduation Rate »41%
Transfer-out Rate29%
Retention Rate66%(full-time), 40% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio6.25% (16 to 1)
Student Population »3,947 (3,674 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$7,199
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 University. 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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