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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 2018/2019 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 $3,672.

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 rating methodology.

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.

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West Virginia's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
In State Tuition College Rating $Value
$3,672
In State Tuition
1) West Virginia University at Parkersburg
Parkersburg, Public Not For Profit
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$4,488
In State Tuition
2) Potomac State College of West Virginia University
Keyser, Public Not For Profit
- -
$5,094
In State Tuition
3) Glenville State College
Glenville, Public Not For Profit
- -
$5,408
In State Tuition
4) Fairmont State University
Fairmont, Public Not For Profit
19 54
$5,584
In State Tuition
5) Shepherd University
Shepherdstown, Public Not For Profit
30 69
$6,480
In State Tuition
6) American Public University System
Charles Town, Private For Profit
- -
$7,006
In State Tuition
7) Marshall University
Huntington, Public Not For Profit
33 72
$7,056
In State Tuition
8) Bluefield State College
Bluefield, Public Not For Profit
13 37
$7,464
In State Tuition
9) West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Montgomery, Public Not For Profit
53 84
$7,680
In State Tuition
10) West Liberty University
West Liberty, Public Not For Profit
58 78
$7,712
In State Tuition
11) West Virginia State University
Institute, Public Not For Profit
12 41
$7,876
In State Tuition
12) Concord University
Athens, Public Not For Profit
22 60
$8,856
In State Tuition
13) West Virginia University
Morgantown, Public Not For Profit
53 78
$13,010
In State Tuition
14) Appalachian Bible College
Mount Hope, Private Not For Profit
45 64
$16,500
In State Tuition
15) Salem International University
Salem, Private For Profit
- -
$21,750
In State Tuition
16) Ohio Valley University
Vienna, Private Not For Profit
58 69
$27,700
In State Tuition
17) Alderson Broaddus College
Philippi, Private Not For Profit
49 63
$28,107
In State Tuition
18) Bethany College
Bethany, Private Not For Profit
27 32
$28,800
In State Tuition
19) Davis & Elkins College
Elkins, Private Not For Profit
43 58
$29,090
In State Tuition
20) Wheeling Jesuit University
Wheeling, Private Not For Profit
40 55