College Costs in West Virginia

The 2023 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 $11,479 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $3,651 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 ($127) from the 2019-2020 average of $11,606 and represents a -1.09% 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 22,284 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 $31,384.

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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore West Virginia Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Alderson Broaddus College

Philippi, West Virginia

$29,720 47 55
American Public University System

Charles Town, West Virginia

$6,840 NA NA
Appalachian Bible College

Mount Hope, West Virginia

$14,000 45 49
Bethany College

Bethany, West Virginia

$29,680 39 76
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Martinsburg, West Virginia

$408 NA NA
Bluefield State College

Bluefield, West Virginia

$8,434 28 10
Bridgemont Community and Technical College

Montgomery, West Virginia

$3,560 NA NA
Concord University

Athens, West Virginia

$8,130 27 31
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

$5,946 27 14
Glenville State College

Glenville, West Virginia

$7,886 NA NA
Huntington Junior College

Huntington, West Virginia

$10,050 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

$8,550 NA NA
Mountwest Community and Technical College

Huntington, West Virginia

$4,692 NA NA
New River Community and Technical College

Beckley, West Virginia

$4,590 NA NA
Ohio Valley University

Vienna, West Virginia

$22,400 NA NA
Pierpont Community and Technical College

Fairmont, West Virginia

$3,912 NA NA