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 2,730 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 $30,462.

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
Alderson Broaddus College
Philippi, 859 Students
$27,700 49 63
American Public University System
Charles Town, 2,730 Students
$6,480 - -
Appalachian Bible College
Mount Hope, 162 Students
$13,010 45 64
Bethany College
Bethany, 574 Students
$28,107 27 32
Davis & Elkins College
Elkins, 743 Students
$28,800 43 58
Huntington Junior College
Huntington, 282 Students
$8,550 - -
Mountain State College
Parkersburg, 22 Students
$8,100 - -
Ohio Valley University
Vienna, 387 Students
$21,750 58 69
Salem International University
Salem, 989 Students
$16,500 - -
University of Charleston
Charleston, 1,809 Students
$29,900 53 76
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 Wesleyan College
Buckhannon, 1,266 Students
$30,462 52 64
Wheeling Jesuit University
Wheeling, 951 Students
$29,090 40 55