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Fairmont State University

Fairmont, West Virginia


Fairmont State University

Public 4 Year

About Fairmont State University

Fairmont State University is a public university located in Fairmont, West Virginia, United States with regional campuses in nearby Harrison County, the Gaston Caperton Center in Clarksburg and the Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center in Bridgeport and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) which recently merged with the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).


Located in Fairmont, West Virginia.

1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV, 26554-2470, Marion County

Fairmont State University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2023 Best Colleges in America

#1483 of 6828

2023 Best Colleges in West virginia

#13 of 74

2023 Best Public Colleges in West virginia

#6 of 40

Most Popular Majors

Out of 21 majors categories at Fairmont State University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Fairmont State University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni