Private Colleges in West Virginia

The 2023 Directory of West Virginia Private Colleges and Costs

West Virginia Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend private college in West Virginia?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in West Virginia was $27,056 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $512 from the 2019-2020 average of $26,544 and represents a 1.93% annual increase. The list of West Virginia private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 18 private colleges and universities in West Virginia, the most popular being American Public University System with 3,062 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $6,840. West Virginia Wesleyan College is the most expensive private school in West Virginia with an in-state tuition of $31,384.

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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 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
Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, West Virginia

$29,280 NA NA
Huntington Junior College

Huntington, West Virginia

$10,050 NA NA
Mountain State College

Parkersburg, West Virginia

$8,550 NA NA
Ohio Valley University

Vienna, West Virginia

$22,400 NA NA
Salem International University

Salem, West Virginia

$12,750 NA NA
University of Charleston

Charleston, West Virginia

$30,900 46 51
Valley College Beckley

Beckley, West Virginia

$14,925 NA NA
Valley College Martinsburg

Martinsburg, West Virginia

$11,150 NA NA
Valley College Princeton

Princeton, West Virginia

$11,688 NA NA
West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport

Bridgeport, West Virginia

$12,833 NA NA
West Virginia Junior College Charleston

Charleston, West Virginia

$12,753 NA NA
West Virginia Junior College Morgantown

Morgantown, West Virginia

$13,068 NA NA
West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, West Virginia

$31,384 38 42
Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, West Virginia

$29,090 47 7