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West Virginia University Institute of Technology is a public institution that was founded in 1895. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,107, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 170 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,808 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,616 (2013-14).
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For more than a century, WVU Tech has been offering an exceptional education for students that are seeking a small, intimate setting, where individual attention is the accepted norm. Tech is known for its excellent academic programs especially in the STEM disciplines. WVU Tech offers nationally renowned, ABET accredited engineering programs, as well as programs like business management, criminal justice, psychology, nursing and information systems. The universitys historically strong STEM majors enable them to offer outstanding pre-professional programs like pre-med and pre-pharmacy. WVU Tech also offers a wide-range of campus activities designed to complement students classroom learning and enrich their college experience. Students can develop their leadership skills in one of Techs student organizations, such as the student newspaper, Christian Student Union, or intramurals. They can also choose to take advantage of Techs exceptional co-op and internship opportunities or join one of the institutions 13 NAIA collegiate sports, including mens and womens swimming. The university is located in Montgomery, West Virginia, amongst the picturesque mountains of Appalachia between two of the states largest cities, the state capital Charleston and Beckley. Outdoor enthusiasts will find numerous recreational activities including downhill skiing, hiking, mountain biking and white water rafting nearby. Recent campus improvements include the much-loved Tech aquatics center. Future plans include improving and expanding the Tech Hiking Trail and expansion of campus wi-fi to include both on-campus residence halls.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to West Virginia University Institute of Technology, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
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The student-faculty ratio at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is 11:1, and the school has 63.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology include: Psychology; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields; and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services.
|4-year graduation rate||11%|
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West Virginia University Institute of Technology has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,107, with a gender distribution of 60.6 percent male students and 39.4 percent female students. At this school, 28 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 72 percent of students live off campus. West Virginia University Institute of Technology is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
West Virginia University Institute of Technology offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. West Virginia University Institute of Technology also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at West Virginia University Institute of Technology.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At West Virginia University Institute of Technology, 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 $5,159.
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|In-state tuition and fees||$5,808 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$14,616 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,544 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data