Glenville State College

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School Overview

Glenville State College (GSC) is a public school located in Glenville,West Virginia. GSC was established as a teacher’s college but today offers several other tracks, even though education teaching and learning remains at the core of its offering. Some of the most popular majors at GSC include kindergarten, elementary, and secondary education. The school awards bachelor’s degrees in addition to its associate degrees and professional certificates.

General Information

Admission Office

Office of Enrollment Services

200 High Street

Glenville, WV 26351-1292

(304) 462-4128

(800) 924-2010

Fax: (304) 462-8619

Contact: Donald Chapman

Vice President for Enrollment Services
Main Address

200 High Street

Glenville, WV 26351-1292

(304) 462-7361

Total undergrads: 1,443

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 303

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,180


Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $4,174 $4,486 $4,888 $4,888 0.00%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,100 $1,150 +4.55%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $5,800 $6,150 $6,460 $7,150 +10.68%
Other $4,106 $4,392 $4,480 $4,748 +5.98%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $6,372 $6,818 $7,396 $7,964 +7.68%
Other $4,106 $4,392 $4,480 $4,748 +5.98%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $15,080 $16,028 $16,928 $17,936 +5.95%
In-state Off Campus $15,652 $16,696 $17,864 $18,750 +4.96%
In-state with Family $5,174 $5,486 $5,988 $6,038 +0.84%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 251 83%
Grant or scholarship aid 251 83% $2,376,906 $9,470
• Federal grants 179 59% $755,457 $4,220
• Pell grants 177 59% $611,480 $3,455
• Other federal grants 88 29% $143,977 $1,636
State/local government grant or scholarships 160 53% $1,086,152 $6,788
Institutional grants or scholarships 151 50% $535,297 $3,545
Student loan aid 231 76% $1,341,250 $5,806
• Federal student loans 222 74% $1,267,459 $5,709
• Other student loans 9 3% $73,791 $8,199

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS PhD AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 132 29
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 6
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 6
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 16 8
Business Administration and Management 16
Business/commerce 8
Education 37
Elementary Education and Teaching 1
Kindergarten/preschool Education and Teaching 11
Secondary Education and Teaching 19
Special Education and Teaching 6
Engineering Technology 10
Environmental Engineering Technology/environmental Technology
Surveying Technology/surveying 10
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 1
English Language and Literature 1
History 4
History 4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 2
Corrections 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 20 2
General Studies 20
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 15 7
Forest Technology/technician 7
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other 15
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences 29
Social Sciences, Other 29
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Music Performance 3
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $10

Online application fee: $10
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 60%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 72%

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General A,B
Business Administration/Management B


Elementary Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

Engineering Technologies

Environmental Engineering Technology A
Surveying Technology A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi/Interdisciplinary studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forest Technology A
Natural Resources Management/Policy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General 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.

Glenville State College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (304) 462-7361
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 200 High Street, Glenville, WV 26351-1292
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,586
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 44%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,069 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $6,919
Out-of-state Tuition: $15,580
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,197

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Glenville State College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Glenville State College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11
Education 4
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 2
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 718

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Glenville State College 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $6,919
Out-of-state $15,580
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 275 93%
Grant or scholarship aid 228 77% $7,197
Student loan aid 217 74% $6,620

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,011 61% $5,120
Federal student loans 756 46% $7,495

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Admissions Considerations

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

Glenville State College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,586
Undergraduate enrollment 1,586
Graduate enrollment 0

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

Glenville State College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does 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.

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