West Virginia University--Parkersburg 1

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300 Campus Drive

Parkersburg, WV 26101-9577

Phone: (304) 424-8000
2012-2013 Tuition
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West Virginia University--Parkersburg is a public institution that was founded in 1961. It has a rural setting and the campus size is 120 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $2,496 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $8,856 (2012-13).

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

West Virginia University at Parkersburg provides community-focused, accessible education dedicated to academic excellence and designed to prepare students to achieve their potential. A regional campus of West Virginia University, WVU at Parkersburg is an open admission institution that delivers academic and career programs ranging from certificates to select baccalaureate degrees. The institution also serves as a host site for graduate education. WVU at Parkersburg with its Jackson County Center offers educational, social and cultural opportunities; encourages life-long learning; supports economic and workforce development; promotes progressive partnerships, and advances regionally and globally responsive education in a student-centered learning environment.

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School type public, coed college
Year founded 1961
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Setting rural
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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67 percent.

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Campus Info & Services

West Virginia University--Parkersburg offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, and health service. West Virginia University--Parkersburg also offers campus safety and security services like lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at West Virginia University--Parkersburg, 99 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at West Virginia University--Parkersburg.

Students who have cars on campus 99%
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In-state tuition and fees $2,496 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $8,856 (2012-13)
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