West Virginia Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in West Virginia?   The average annual in-state college tuition in West Virginia was $10,252 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $3,334 lower than the U.S. average and ranks West Virginia in the middle of the pack as the 39th most expensive and 14th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $302 from the 2014-2015 average of $9,950 and represents a 3.04% annual increase. The list of West Virginia colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 42 colleges and universities in West Virginia, the most popular being West Virginia University with 25,612 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,632. West Virginia Wesleyan College is the most expensive in West Virginia with an in-state tuition of $27,614.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. West Virginia colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in West Virginia or cheap West Virginia colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore West Virginia Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Alderson Broaddus College
Philippi, 1,063 Students
$23,930 58 70
American Public University System
Charles Town, 3,551 Students
$6,480 n/a n/a
Appalachian Bible College
Mount Hope, 211 Students
$12,020 48 67
Bethany College
Bethany, 745 Students
$25,580 48 56
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
Martinsburg, 1,123 Students
$288 n/a n/a
Bluefield State College
Bluefield, 1,251 Students
$6,120 39 77
Bridgemont Community and Technical College
Montgomery, 487 Students
$3,560 n/a n/a
Concord University
Athens, 2,108 Students
$6,744 48 85
Davis & Elkins College
Elkins, 825 Students
$27,000 29 41
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College
Moorefield, 288 Students
$3,000 n/a n/a
Fairmont State University
Fairmont, 3,389 Students
$6,620 40 78
Glenville State College
Glenville, 1,038 Students
$5,280 15 13
Huntington Junior College
Huntington, 605 Students
$7,800 n/a n/a
ITT Technical Institute Huntington
Huntington, 182 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College
Institute, 1,005 Students
$3,560 n/a n/a
Marshall University
Huntington, 10,067 Students
$5,724 43 79
Mountain State College
Parkersburg, 147 Students
$8,100 n/a n/a
Mountain State University
Beckley, 2,874 Students
$5,880 n/a n/a
Mountwest Community and Technical College
Huntington, 1,315 Students
$3,816 n/a n/a
New River Community and Technical College
Beckley, 1,387 Students
$3,706 n/a n/a

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