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Institute, West Virginia
Public 4 Year
1,000 - 4,999
West Virginia State University (WVSU) was founded as a historically black public university in Institute, West Virginia, United States. In the Charleston-metro area, the school is usually referred to simply as "State" or "West Virginia State". It was one of the original group of African American land-grant colleges established by the second Morrill Act of 1890 and is the smallest land-grant institution in the country. African-American students currently comprise the minority of attending students. The University is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
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#14 of 74
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#7 of 40
Out of 18 majors categories at West Virginia State University, the 5 most popular are listed below.
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 West Virginia State University within four or six years.