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West Virginia State University

Institute, West Virginia

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West Virginia State University

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About West Virginia State University

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.

Location

Located in Institute, West Virginia.

Rte 25, Institute, WV, 25112-1000, Kanawha County

West Virginia State University Rankings

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

2021 Best Colleges in America

#1499 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in West virginia

#14 of 74

2021 Best Public Colleges in West virginia

#7 of 40

Most Popular Majors

Out of 18 majors categories at West Virginia 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 West Virginia State University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni