Admissions Information

The application fee is $25 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at Fairmont State University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationhttps://www.fairmontstate.edu/admit/
Online Applicationhttps://www.fairmontstate.edu/apply
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Master

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 98.75% and the yield is 37.54%. 679 men and 1,088 women applied to Fairmont State and 669 men and 1,076 women students were accepted. Among them, 273 men and 382 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants1,7676791,088
Admitted1,7456691,076
Enrolled655273382
Acceptance Rate 98.75%98.53%98.90%
Yield 37.54%40.81%35.50%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 302 students (46% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 224 students (34%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 560 and the 25th percentile is 460. The SAT Math score is 530 (75th) and 440 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 23 (75th percentile) and 17 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing460560
SAT Math440530
ACT Composite1723
ACT Math1622
ACT English1623
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Fairmont State University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,053, ACT: 57 - public Master's College and University (smaller programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Fairmont State University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Fairmont State Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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