West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Parkersburg, WV

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,607
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Highest degree awarded: Bachelor's
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Small (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population less than 100,000)
Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 39% / 61% (2017)

First generation college students: 44.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 17.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.7% (2015)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 44.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 22.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 12.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 7.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 91.7%
Black: 1.8%
Hispanic: 1.1%
Asian: 0.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 4.1%
Non-resident alien: 0.0%
Unknown race: 0.5%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $11,770
In-State tuition: $3,890
Out-of-State tuition: $8,642

Estimated books and supplies: $1,500 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $7,200 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $46,031 (2017)
Median Family Income: $25,134 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 24.9%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 19.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $12,570 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $133 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $8,168
$30k-48k $8,687
$48k-75k $8,841
$75k-110k $8,920
$110k+ $0

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 41%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $12,570 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,436 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $8,250 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 49.7% (2015)
@3 year 52.6% (2017)
@5 year 64.5% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 24.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 26.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $34,832 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $39,521 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 4
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 3
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 80 $11,610 $95 $27,659 ($2,305) $38,502 ($3,209)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 146 $18,557 $181 $32,619 ($2,718) $38,077 ($3,173)
Associate's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 17
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 20 $33,518 ($2,793)
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 34 $29,207 ($2,434)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 2
Associate's Degree Mechanics and Repairers, General. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 12 $38,654 ($3,221)
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 9 $38,664 ($3,222)
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 46 $20,103 $156 $57,437 ($4,786) $58,045 ($4,837)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 25 $18,223 $66,652 ($5,554)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business/Commerce, General. 53 $16,316 $154 $30,248 ($2,521)
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 56 $13,172 $140 $34,982 ($2,915) $42,734 ($3,561)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 2
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 26 $37,624 ($3,135)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 20 $36,919 ($3,077) $47,593 ($3,966)
Associate's Degree Journalism. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 1
Associate's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 1
Associate's Degree Graphic Communications. 6
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 13
Associate's Degree Computer Science. 6
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 30 $11,182 $35,757 ($2,980) $40,341 ($3,362)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teaching Assistants/Aides. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 8
Bachelor's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 7 $61,782 ($5,149)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 9
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate). 6
Associate's Degree Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate). 7


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $54,891
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 15.0

School's endowment start of year: $10,533,873 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $12,755,839 (2022)