Fairmont State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1201 Locust Avenue

Office of Admissions

Fairmont, WV 26554-2470

(304) 367-4892

(800) 641-5678

Fax: (304) 367-4789



Contact: Steve Leadman

Executive Director of Enrollment Services
Main Address

1201 Locust Avenue

Fairmont, WV 26554-2470

(304) 367-4000

www.fairmontstate.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,115

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 771

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,046

Graduate enrollment: 432

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 88%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 67%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art B
Design/Visual Communications A
Drama/Theater Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Banking/Financial Services B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Office Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Education of Emotionally Handicapped B
Education of Gifted/Talented B
Education of Mentally Handicapped B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Speech Teacher Education B
Teacher Assistance A
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B
Trade/Industrial Education B

Engineering Technologies

Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering B
Architectural Engineering Technology A,B
Civil Engineering/Technology B
Construction/Building Technologies B
Drafting and Design Technology B
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,B
Industrial Technology A
Mechanical Drafting A
Mechanical Engineering Technology A,B
Occupational Safety A,B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Consumer Sciences – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Sign Language Interpretation A,C
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health System Administration B
Medical Records Technology A
Nursing (RN) A,B
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A
Veterinarian Assistance A

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Avionics Maintenance/Technology A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B

Personal & Culinary Services

Institutional Food Service A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Forensic Technologies B
Law Enforcement Administration B
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation B
Aviation Management B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Fairmont State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(304) 367-4000
Website:www.fairmontstate.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.fairmontstate.edu/admit/applying-admission
Address:1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554-2470
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,049
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):34%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,367 (34% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,950
Out-of-state Tuition:$14,666
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,760

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Fairmont State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Fairmont State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education12
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields56
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs13
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences3
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total6365

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Fairmont State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Education12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Grand total14

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Fairmont State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,950
Out-of-state$14,666
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,504
Out-of-state$16,060

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid74091%
Grant or scholarship aid57972%$6,760
Student loan aid49361%$7,066

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,46765%$6,049
Federal student loans2,41363%$7,300

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Fairmont State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Fairmont State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,4301,3922,038
Percent admitted100%63%66%
Percent admitted who enrolled24%26%22%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Fairmont State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment4,049
Undergraduate enrollment3,804
Graduate enrollment245

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Fairmont State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

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