West Virginia University at Parkersburg

300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, WV 26104

About West Virginia University at Parkersburg

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is classified as a combined baccalaureate and associate’s degree college. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized 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 associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, with the majority of degrees awarded at the associate’s level. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are full time students. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,223
Student Age% Under 2555%
 % 25 and Over44%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time65%
 % Part-time35%
Race/Ethnicity% White96.1%
 % Black1.0%
 % Asian0.4%
 % Latino0.6%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown1.0%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAnimation
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$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$2,076
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,346
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid73%
 % Undergraduates with Loans36%
 % Undergraduates with Grants73%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,000
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,800
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,800

Neighborhood Data for the Parkersburg Area

Median Age42
Median Household Income$33,629
Total Population31,646
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.7% 53.3%
 Age 0-952.7%47.3%
 Age 10-1746.1%53.9%
 Age 18-2451.6%48.4%
 Age 25-2944.6%55.4%
 Age 30-3954.7%45.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White95.6%
 % Black1.4%
 % Asian0.3%
 % Latino0.9%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,000
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$431
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50071.6%75.3%23.0%
 $500 to $74928.4%24.0%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%0.7%9.1%
 Over $10000.0%0.0%1.4%
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