West Virginia Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in West Virginia?   The average annual in-state college tuition in West Virginia was $10,984 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $732 from the 2015-2016 average of $10,252 and represents a 7.14% annual increase. The list of West Virginia open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 21 open admissions colleges and universities in West Virginia, the most popular being American Public University System with 2,730 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $6,480. Salem International University is the most expensive open admissions school in West Virginia with an in-state tuition of $16,500.

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

Explore West Virginia Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
American Public University System
Charles Town, 2,730 Students
$6,480 - -
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
Martinsburg, 1,113 Students
$408 - -
Bridgemont Community and Technical College
Montgomery, 487 Students
$3,560 - -
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College
Moorefield, 133 Students
$3,432 - -
Huntington Junior College
Huntington, 282 Students
$8,550 - -
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College
Institute, 1,005 Students
$3,560 - -
Mountain State College
Parkersburg, 22 Students
$8,100 - -
Mountwest Community and Technical College
Huntington, 1,035 Students
$4,020 - -
New River Community and Technical College
Beckley, 700 Students
$4,286 - -
Pierpont Community and Technical College
Fairmont, 1,022 Students
$3,764 - -
Potomac State College of West Virginia University
Keyser, 1,018 Students
$4,488 - -
Salem International University
Salem, 989 Students
$16,500 - -
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
Mount Gay, 1,048 Students
$3,672 - -
Valley College Beckley
Beckley, 117 Students
$14,925 - -
Valley College Martinsburg
Martinsburg, 516 Students
$11,150 - -
Valley College Princeton
Princeton, 50 Students
$11,688 - -
West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport
Bridgeport, 103 Students
$11,346 - -
West Virginia Junior College Charleston
Charleston, 120 Students
$11,250 - -
West Virginia Junior College Morgantown
Morgantown, 540 Students
$11,670 - -
West Virginia Northern Community College
Wheeling, 638 Students
$3,312 - -