Admissions Information

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, Doctoral (Research), Doctoral (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 89.82% and the yield is 28.12%. 7,761 men and 9,313 women applied to West Virginia and 6,855 men and 8,481 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,065 men and 2,248 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
Applicants17,0747,7619,313
Admitted15,3366,8558,481
Enrolled4,3132,0652,248
Acceptance Rate 89.82%88.33%91.07%
Yield 28.12%30.12%26.51%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 2,457 students (57% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,649 students (38%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 620 and the 25th percentile is 520. The SAT Math score is 610 (75th) and 510 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 27 (75th percentile) and 21 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520620
SAT Math510610
ACT Composite2127
ACT Math1926
ACT English2026
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at West Virginia University are very low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,256, ACT: 77 - public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply West Virginia University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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West Virginia 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 ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLConsidered but not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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