Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - West Virginia

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, West Virginia was home to 31 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 31 institutions enrolled 92,291 students in fall 2017: 79,173 in undergraduate programs and 13,118 in graduate programs. A total of 33,496 students attending post-secondary school in West Virginia took at least one distance education course, representing 36.2 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 9,014 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 6,329 (70.2%) of those residing in the state of West Virginia.

The majority of institutions were public: including 13 four-year schools and 9 two-year schools. The state was also home to 9 private nonprofit four-year schools. Students enrolled in West Virginia's higher education institutions were enrolled in bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

31 Degree Granting Institutions

 

92,291 Students Enrolled

 

33,496 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 92,291 students in fall 2017, the 31 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of West Virginia offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in West Virginia offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

Featured Schools

West Virginia University

Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in West Virginia

Alderson Broaddus University
101 College Hill Drive
Philippi, WV 26416-2035 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Bethany College
31 E Campus Dr
Bethany, WV 26032 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: No
Bluefield State College
219 Rock St
Bluefield, WV 24701 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Carver Career Center
4799 Midland Dr
Charleston, WV 25306-6397 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: No
Davis & Elkins College
100 Campus Dr
Elkins, WV 26241-3996 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Fairmont State University
1201 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV 26554-2470 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Glenville State College
200 High Street
Glenville, WV 26351-1292 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Mountwest Community and Technical College
One Mountwest Way
Huntington, WV 25701 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Ohio Valley University
1 Campus View Drive
Vienna, WV 26105-8000 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Potomac State College of West Virginia University
101 Fort Ave
Keyser, WV 26726 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
Dempsey Branch Road
Mount Gay, WV 25637 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
West Liberty University
208 University Drive
West Liberty, WV 26074 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
400 N Lee St
Lewisburg, WV 24901 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: No
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: No
West Virginia University
PO Box 6201
Morgantown, WV 26506 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
West Virginia University Institute of Technology
512 South Kanawha Street
Beckley, WV 25801 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Wheeling Jesuit University
316 Washington Ave
Wheeling, WV 26003 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Appalachian Bible College
161 College Drive
Mount Hope, WV 25880-9557 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
13650 Apple Harvest Drive
Martinsburg, WV 25403 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
BridgeValley Community & Technical College
2001 Union Carbide Dr
South Charleston, WV 25136 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Concord University
1000 Vermillion Street
Athens, WV 24712 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College
316 Eastern Drive
Moorefield, WV 26836-0000 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Future Generations University
390 Road Less Traveled
Franklin, WV 26807-0000 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: No
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: No
Marshall University
1 John Marshall Dr
Huntington, WV 25755 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
New River Community and Technical College
280 University Drive
Beaver, WV 25813-8987 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Pierpont Community and Technical College
1201 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV 26554 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Shepherd University
301 North King St
Shepherdstown, WV 25443 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
University of Charleston
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV 25304 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
West Virginia Northern Community College
1704 Market St.
Wheeling, WV 26003-3699 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
West Virginia State University
Rte 25
Institute, WV 25112-1000 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
West Virginia University at Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26104 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Ave
Buckhannon, WV 26201-2994 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes