College Costs in West Virginia

The 2022 Directory of West Virginia Colleges and Prices

West Virginia Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in West Virginia?   The average annual in-state college tuition in West Virginia was $11,381 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is $3,540 lower than the U.S. average and ranks West Virginia in the middle of the pack as the 37th most expensive and 16th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of ($225) from the 2019-2020 average of $11,606 and represents a -1.94% annual decline. The list of West Virginia colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 39 colleges and universities in West Virginia, the most popular being West Virginia University with 22,942 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,976. West Virginia Wesleyan College is the most expensive in West Virginia with an in-state tuition of $31,074.

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.

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All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore West Virginia Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Alderson Broaddus College

Philippi, West Virginia

$29,000 42 46
American Public University System

Charles Town, West Virginia

$6,840 NA NA
Appalachian Bible College

Mount Hope, West Virginia

$13,740 39 36
Bethany College

Bethany, West Virginia

$28,950 31 56
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Martinsburg, West Virginia

$408 NA NA
Bluefield State College

Bluefield, West Virginia

$7,584 27 8
Bridgemont Community and Technical College

Montgomery, West Virginia

$3,560 NA NA
Concord University

Athens, West Virginia

$8,050 24 25
Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, West Virginia

$29,280 NA NA
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College

Moorefield, West Virginia

$3,768 NA NA
Fairmont State University

Fairmont, West Virginia

$5,888 26 14
Glenville State College

Glenville, West Virginia

$6,140 NA NA
Huntington Junior College

Huntington, West Virginia

$9,600 NA NA
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College

Institute, West Virginia

$3,560 NA NA
Marshall University

Huntington, West Virginia

$7,190 40 69
Mountain State College

Parkersburg, West Virginia

$8,100 NA NA
Mountwest Community and Technical College

Huntington, West Virginia

$4,464 NA NA
New River Community and Technical College

Beckley, West Virginia

$4,372 NA NA
Ohio Valley University

Vienna, West Virginia

$22,400 34 29
Pierpont Community and Technical College

Fairmont, West Virginia

$3,812 NA NA