West Virginia University (WVU) Parkersburg is a public institution of higher education, affiliated with West Virginia University, separately accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and operated by the state of West Virginia. WVU Parkersburg is a higher education center offering community college programs and bachelor's degrees. It is a member institution of the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia. WVU Parkersburg is the only public community college in West Virginia accredited to offer baccalaureate degrees. It is the fifth largest institution of higher education in West Virginia. West Virginia University at Parkersburg provides accessible, life-changing educational opportunities in a safe and supportive environment. Opportunities include career pathways from certificate to baccalaureate, global studies, workplace experience, civic engagement, leadership studies.
The teacher population of 148 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
|College||West Virginia University at Parkersburg||Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||Four or more years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Public institution||Public|
|Total Faculty||148 staff||61 staff|
|Total Enrollment||3,462 students||1,296 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||23:1||21:1|
|# Full-Time Students||2,128 students||810 students|
|# Part-Time Students||1,334 students||1,036 students|
|% Two or more races||
|% Unknown races||
|Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.||0.06||0.53|
|In-State Tuition Fees||$2,712||$5,694|
|Out-State Tuition Fees||$9,648||$10,252|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||35%||89%|
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- College Location Mi. Students
153 students | 4.60 Mi1508 Spring St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
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108 students | 47.90 Mi1176 Jackson Pke Suite 312
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233 students | 56.90 Mi5514 Big Tyler Rd
Cross Lanes, WV 25313
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