West Virginia University Admissions

The application fee is $45 for applying undergraduate school and $60 for graduate school at West Virginia University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$45
Graduate Application Fees$60
Admission Informationadmissions.wvu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.wvu.edu/how-to-apply
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 81.61% and yield is 31.11%. 9,102 men and 9,537 women applied to West Virginia University and 7,306 men and 7,905 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,312 men and 2,420 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants18,6399,1029,537
Admitted15,2117,3067,905
Enrolled4,7322,3122,420
Acceptance Ratio 81.61%80.27%82.89%
Yield 31.11%31.65%30.61%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 2,688 students (57% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 3,088 students (65%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 620 and 25th percentile is 530. The SAT Math score is 620 (75th) and 520 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 79 (75th percentile) and 79 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing530620
SAT Math520620
ACT Composite2127
ACT Math1926
ACT English2026
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at West Virginia University are very low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,253, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

West Virginia University requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes West Virginia University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see West Virginia University online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
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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