West Virginia In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in West Virginia by In State Tuition for 2023

Cheapest Colleges in West Virginia by In State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of West Virginia these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in West Virginia list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in West Virginia are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2021/2022 school year.

What is the cheapest college in West Virginia? Leading the colleges list is West Virginia University at Parkersburg in Parkersburg with an in state tuition of $3,840.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

West Virginia's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Parkersburg, Public Not For Profit

$3,840 NA NA
#2 Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Keyser, Public Not For Profit

$4,608 NA NA
#3 Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, Public Not For Profit

$5,790 41 37
#4 Fairmont State University

Fairmont, Public Not For Profit

$5,946 27 14
#5 American Public University System

Charles Town, Private For Profit

$6,840 NA NA
#6 Marshall University

Huntington, Public Not For Profit

$7,190 39 64
#7 West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Montgomery, Public Not For Profit

$7,728 41 40
#8 Glenville State College

Glenville, Public Not For Profit

$7,886 NA NA
#9 West Virginia State University

Institute, Public Not For Profit

$7,912 25 6
#10 Concord University

Athens, Public Not For Profit

$8,130 27 31
#11 West Liberty University

West Liberty, Public Not For Profit

$8,345 38 10
#12 Bluefield State College

Bluefield, Public Not For Profit

$8,434 28 10
#13 West Virginia University

Morgantown, Public Not For Profit

$8,976 53 68
#14 Salem International University

Salem, Private For Profit

$12,750 NA NA
#15 Appalachian Bible College

Mount Hope, Private Not For Profit

$14,000 45 49
#16 Ohio Valley University

Vienna, Private Not For Profit

$22,400 NA NA
#17 Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, Private Not For Profit

$29,090 47 7
#18 Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, Private Not For Profit

$29,280 NA NA
#19 Bethany College

Bethany, Private Not For Profit

$29,680 39 76
#20 Alderson Broaddus College

Philippi, Private Not For Profit

$29,720 47 55