WVU Potomac State College
Top Ranked (2021-22): View Rankings
Tel: (304) 788-6820
- As part of the West Virginia University system, WVU Potomac State College offers the best of both worlds: a big time university academic curriculum, delivered in a small college setting. WVU Potomac State College has everything you need: dedicated professors, small but challenging classes, a vibrant residential campus and championship athletics. All at a cost that ranks among the lowest tuition in the country. You're guaranteed face time with your professors. And they are especially interested in your success. We've worked with students on becoming strong candidates for medical school, law school, veterinary school and other selective programs. With 60+ associate degrees, you have four options to choose from - complete two years and move on to a career; move to another WVU system campus (no fee to switch); move on to another college or university of your choice; earn one of six bachelor's degrees entirely at WVU Potomac State College.
WVU Potomac State College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in West Virginia for:
- Category Attribute
- Student Earnings Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation)
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|WVU Potomac State College||(WV) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant||Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional|
|Institution Level||4 or more years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Faculty||59 staff||49 staff|
|Number of Programs Offered||65||11|
|Total Sports Offered||7 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,|
Cross Country, Lacrosse,
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- WVU Potomac State College provides a high quality, comprehensive education for our students. The college is located in Keyser, WV, in the heart of the state's gorgeous eastern panhandle -- great recreation country for hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, skiing, and white-water rafting. Live on campus in one of our active residence halls, or save money and commute. And, by all means, get involved. We offer plenty of student clubs and organizations as well as a winning athletic tradition in eleven intercollegiate varsity sports.
Profile last updated: 10/05/2021
The nearest community college to WVU Potomac State College is Allegany College of Maryland (19.7 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 2,585 students | 19.70 Mi12401 Willowbrook Rd SE
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 784-5000 19.702,585
- 675 students | 21.00 Mi687 Mosser Road
Mc Henry, MD 21541
(301) 387-3000 21.00675
- 539 students | 25.20 Mi316 Eastern Drive
Moorefield, WV 26836
(304) 434-8000 25.20539
- 6,798 students | 47.30 Mi173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645
(800) 906-5322 47.306,798
- 88 students | 49.00 MiMount Braddock Road
Mount Braddock, PA 15465
(724) 437-4600 49.0088
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