West Virginia University at Parkersburg


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: West Virginia


West Virginia University at Parkersburg enrolls approximately 4,300
students in credit classes and serves an additional 3,000 persons annually in
non-credit classes, seminars, workforce development training and workshops.
Academic credits earned at WVU Parkersburg are transferable to any
institution in the West Virginia higher education state system as well as other
accredited institutions throughout the country. WVU Parkersburg is the only
public community college in West Virginia accredited to offer baccalaureate
degrees. The college's primary service area consists of seven counties in
west-central West Virginia: Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt,
and Wood.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3753
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 3753
Faculty: 86

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 44:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 44:1

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Contact Information

300 Campus Drive
Parkersburg West Virginia 26104

Website: http://www.wvup.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 304-424-8000

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Admissions Contact:
Christine Post
Assistant Dean, Enrollment Management

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Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
WVU Parkersburg does not publish a minimum GPA requirement for transfer admission consideration.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
WVU Parkersburg does not publish a minimum grade requirement for transfer credit.

Credits (Min/Max):
WVU Parkersburg does not publish minimum/maximum requirements for transfer credit.

Test Scores for Applying:
If you have less than 30 hours of college credit, official ACT/SAT test scores are required.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
WVU Parkersburg does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
WVU Parkersburg does not publish a requirement for an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
There is no fee to apply.

Other Requirements:
Submit measles and rubella immunization records if you will be a full-time student and if you were born after January 1, 1957.

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