Mountain State University

410 Neville Street, Beckley, WV 25801-9003

About Mountain State University

Mountain State University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards at least 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the business field. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are full time students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate5,243
Student Age% Under 2535%
 % 25 and Over52%
 % Age Unknown13%
Attendance Type% Full-time74%
 % Part-time26%
Race/Ethnicity% White62.6%
 % Black14.4%
 % Asian1.8%
 % Latino2.4%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown13.4%
 % International student5%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedAssociates Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$25
 In-State Tuition & Fees$7,200
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,200
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid61%
 % Undergraduates with Loans54%
 % Undergraduates with Grants46%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$2,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,365
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,240
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,000
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,800
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$600

Neighborhood Data for the Beckley Area

Median Age40.1
Median Household Income$32,938
Total Population17,560
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total45.6% 54.4%
 Age 0-947.4%52.6%
 Age 10-1748.7%51.3%
 Age 18-2450.8%49.2%
 Age 25-2949.5%50.5%
 Age 30-3950.4%49.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White71.4%
 % Black22.3%
 % Asian2.5%
 % Latino0.7%
 % Native American0.8%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,365
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,240
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$414
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50080.6%65.0%18.9%
 $500 to $7490.0%32.8%0.0%
 $750 to $99919.4%0.0%19.1%
 Over $10000.0%2.2%1.4%
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