College Costs in West Virginia

The 2021 Directory of West Virginia Colleges and Prices

West Virginia Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend college in West Virginia?   The average annual in-state college tuition in West Virginia was $11,193 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is $3,472 lower than the U.S. average and ranks West Virginia in the middle of the pack as the 36th most expensive and 17th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of ($192) from the 2018-2019 average of $11,385 and represents a -1.69% 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 23,846 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 $30,766.

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.

<Academic 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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore West Virginia Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Alderson Broaddus College

Philippi, West Virginia

$29,000 40 36
American Public University System

Charles Town, West Virginia

$6,804 NA NA
Appalachian Bible College

Mount Hope, West Virginia

$13,400 42 41
Bethany College

Bethany, West Virginia

$28,950 36 27
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Martinsburg, West Virginia

$408 NA NA
Bluefield State College

Bluefield, West Virginia

$7,488 27 14
Bridgemont Community and Technical College

Montgomery, West Virginia

$3,560 NA NA
Concord University

Athens, West Virginia

$8,050 27 31
Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, West Virginia

$29,000 42 51
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College

Moorefield, West Virginia

$3,432 NA NA
Fairmont State University

Fairmont, West Virginia

$5,888 28 20
Glenville State College

Glenville, West Virginia

$5,562 NA NA
Huntington Junior College

Huntington, West Virginia

$9,000 NA NA
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College

Institute, West Virginia

$3,560 NA NA
Marshall University

Huntington, West Virginia

$7,190 39 64
Mountain State College

Parkersburg, West Virginia

$8,100 NA NA
Mountwest Community and Technical College

Huntington, West Virginia

$4,182 NA NA
New River Community and Technical College

Beckley, West Virginia

$4,372 NA NA
Ohio Valley University

Vienna, West Virginia

$21,750 35 18
Pierpont Community and Technical College

Fairmont, West Virginia

$3,764 NA NA