WVSU Admissions

The application fee is $20 for applying undergraduate school and $28 for graduate school at West Virginia State University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$28
Admission Informationwww.wvstateu.edu/Admissions.aspx
Online Applicationwvstateu.edu/Admissions/APPLY-NOW.aspx
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered2 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Master

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 95.00% and yield is 13.00%. 927 men and 1,315 women applied to WVSU and 871 men and 1,262 women students were accepted. Among them, 139 men and 139 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants2,2429271,315
Admitted2,1308711,262
Enrolled277139139
Acceptance Ratio 95.00%93.96%95.97%
Yield 13.00%15.96%11.01%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 101 students (36% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 178 students (64%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 550 and 25th percentile is 430. The SAT Math score is 530 (75th) and 420 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 64 (75th percentile) and 64 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing430550
SAT Math420530
ACT Composite1722
ACT Math1620
ACT English1622
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at West Virginia State University are very low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,131, ACT: 67 - Public Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

WVSU 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 and High School Rank. Next table summarizes West Virginia State University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see WVSU online application page .
WVSU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
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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