West Virginia Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in West Virginia by Out of State Tuition for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in West Virginia by Out of State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university in West Virginia but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in West Virginia for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of 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 out of 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 out of state tuition list price for the 2020/2021 school year.

What is the cheapest college in West Virginia? Leading the colleges list is American Public University System in Charles Town with an out of state tuition of $6,840.

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 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 academic year.

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West Virginia's Cheapest Colleges by Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#1 American Public University System

Charles Town, Private For Profit

$6,840 NA NA
#2 Glenville State College

Glenville, Public Not For Profit

$6,934 NA NA
#3 West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Parkersburg, Public Not For Profit

$8,592 NA NA
#4 Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Keyser, Public Not For Profit

$11,544 NA NA
#5 West Virginia State University

Institute, Public Not For Profit

$13,600 24 6
#6 Appalachian Bible College

Mount Hope, Private Not For Profit

$13,740 39 36
#7 Bluefield State College

Bluefield, Public Not For Profit

$14,448 27 8
#8 Fairmont State University

Fairmont, Public Not For Profit

$14,752 26 14
#9 Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, Public Not For Profit

$15,276 NA NA
#10 West Liberty University

West Liberty, Public Not For Profit

$16,090 38 11
#11 Salem International University

Salem, Private For Profit

$16,500 NA NA
#12 Concord University

Athens, Public Not For Profit

$17,702 24 25
#13 Marshall University

Huntington, Public Not For Profit

$18,044 40 69
#14 West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Montgomery, Public Not For Profit

$18,912 38 34
#15 Ohio Valley University

Vienna, Private Not For Profit

$22,400 34 29
#16 West Virginia University

Morgantown, Public Not For Profit

$25,320 54 70
#17 Bethany College

Bethany, Private Not For Profit

$28,950 31 56
#18 Alderson Broaddus College

Philippi, Private Not For Profit

$29,000 42 46
#19 Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, Private Not For Profit

$29,090 49 9
#20 Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, Private Not For Profit

$29,280 NA NA