West Virginia Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

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 $26,102 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $4,662 from the 2015-2016 average of $21,440 and represents a 21.74% 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 2,829 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $6,480. West Virginia Wesleyan College is the most expensive private school in West Virginia with an in-state tuition of $29,574.

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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, 1,005 Students
$26,400 53 67
American Public University System
Charles Town, 2,829 Students
$6,480 - -
Appalachian Bible College
Mount Hope, 191 Students
$12,630 35 56
Bethany College
Bethany, 667 Students
$27,288 41 49
Davis & Elkins College
Elkins, 771 Students
$28,500 44 60
Huntington Junior College
Huntington, 428 Students
$8,100 - -
Mountain State College
Parkersburg, 104 Students
$8,100 - -
Ohio Valley University
Vienna, 404 Students
$21,100 39 55
Salem International University
Salem, 847 Students
$16,500 - -
University of Charleston
Charleston, 1,849 Students
$29,400 56 67
Valley College Beckley
Beckley, 410 Students
$14,925 - -
Valley College Martinsburg
Martinsburg, 228 Students
$11,150 - -
Valley College Princeton
Princeton, 151 Students
$11,688 - -
West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport
Bridgeport, 132 Students
$11,250 - -
West Virginia Junior College Charleston
Charleston, 137 Students
$11,250 - -
West Virginia Junior College Morgantown
Morgantown, 476 Students
$11,665 - -
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Buckhannon, 1,501 Students
$29,574 47 62
Wheeling Jesuit University
Wheeling, 982 Students
$27,000 33 42