Glenville State College

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200 High Street

Glenville, WV 26351

Phone: (304) 462-7361
2013-2014 Tuition
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rolling admission

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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#71 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. Regional Colleges (South)

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Glenville State College is a public institution that was founded in 1872. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,898, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 325 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Glenville State College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 71. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,384 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,400 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Glenville State College is committed to educating students to be thoughtful, productive, engaged, and responsible citizens. Areas of particular emphasis include: Teacher Education, Business, Behavioral Sciences, Fine Arts, and Land Resources. The College prides itself on providing students with a quality education.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1872
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment $13,122,207


When applying to Glenville State College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 30. The application fee at Glenville State College is $20. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 84.1 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 84.1%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 30

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Glenville State College is 17:1, and the school has 62.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 62 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 17:1
4-year graduation rate 13%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Glenville State College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,898, with a gender distribution of 58.9 percent male students and 41.1 percent female students. At this school, 33 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 67 percent of students live off campus. Glenville State College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 1,898
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

Glenville State College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Glenville State College also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Glenville State College, 50 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Glenville State College.

Students who have cars on campus 50%
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At Glenville State College, 80.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,632.

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In-state tuition and fees $6,384 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $14,400 (2013-14)
Room and board $8,810 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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