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West Virginia State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$20,983 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,996 tuition
$12,366 on campus room & board
$1,621 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$29,559 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$15,572 tuition
$12,366 on campus room & board
$1,621 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,584 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
90% of students receive aid
57% get federal aid ($4,335 avg)
43% get state aid ($3,530 avg)
54% get institn'l aid ($4,584 avg)
59% get loans ($7,975 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.66% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.99% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,155 90%
Federal Grant Aid $4,335 57%
Pell Grants $4,229 56%
Other Federal Grants $1,366 10%
Institution Grant Aid $4,584 54%
State Grant Aid $3,530 43%
Student Loans $7,975 59%
Federal Loans $7,490 63%
Other Loans $10,985 1%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- y n n n
- y n n n
- y n n n
- y n n n
- y n n n
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: June 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does West Virginia State University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
Rte 25
Institute, WV 25112-1000
(304) 766-3000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $287
Out of State $644


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Shaquille from Dunbar, WV
  • I am a current student here

    Just being in college is a scene I won't be able to recieve back at home. Living the campus life and enjoying the opprotunities college have to offer is just amazing. I would say to anyone college is defiantly a place to go if you want to be successful and progress yourself into an adult.

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  • 5
  • Victoria from Charleston, WV
  • I am a current student here

    College is expensive but not at State. You can pay less and get the same education as a private university. I would know. I transferred my sophomore year from a private university to West Virginia State University.

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  • 4
  • Tacy from Poca, WV
  • I am a current student here

    You definitely get your moneys worth in education, but as i am a commuting students I don't get all the benefits of living on-campus.

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