Fairmont State University Comparison

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Overview

Fairmont State
Location Fairmont, WV
Setting Distant Town
Enrollment 3,848
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #868
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website fairmontstate.edu
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Costs

Fairmont State
Tuition (In State) $5,888
Tuition (Out of State) $14,752
Room & Board $9,730
Avg Net Price $10,608
Avg Grant Aid $7,248
% Receiving Grant Aid 96%

Admission

Fairmont State
Applied 2,439
Admitted 2,301
Acceptance Rate 94.3%
Enrolled % 34.8%
Avg High School GPA 3.36
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Extremely Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 18/22
SAT Range 900/1110
Submit Test Scores Required
Application Deadline Jul 15, 2022

Academics

Fairmont State
Student to Faculty Ratio 15:1
Popular Majors
  • Health Professions (21%)
  • Business (18%)
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting (10%)
  • Education (8%)
  • Engineering Technology (8%)

Outcomes

Fairmont State
Graduation Rate 33%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $37,600
Making Student Loan Payments 43%
Median Student Loan Debt $22,000
Median Loan Payment $227

Diversity

Fairmont State
% Men 40%
% Women 60%
Racial Diversity Very Low
HBCU No
% White 86%
% Black 5%
% Hispanic 2%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 3%
% International 2%
% Unknown Race 1%

Students

Fairmont State
% In-State 86%
% Out-of-State 13%

Campus

Fairmont State
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required Yes
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/