Fairmont State University

1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554-2470
Fairmont State University (commonly referred to as Fairmont State or Fairmont State College) is a public higher education institution in Fairmont, West Virginia.

Awards conferred at Fairmont State include associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in 24 areas of study and 47 specializations. The school has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission and has specialized accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are available at this school. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree.

With roughly 4,640 students enrolled full time on its central campus it is the 5th largest school in West Virginia.


General Information

Main Phone: (304) 367 -4000 Website: www.fairmontstate.edu/
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 211
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 4,313
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 336
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 57%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 40


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 400 500
SAT Math 420 530
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 17 23
ACT Math 16 22

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 3,354
Accepted 1,906
Acceptance Rate 57%
Enrolled 776

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 86% Full-time 14% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 44% Full-time 56% Part-time
Student Gender 43% Men 57% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

89% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
4% Black or African American 2% Multiracial
2% Hispanic/Latino 0% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 3% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 64% $ 6,765
Local Grant 51% $4,276
Institutional Grant 28% $ 1,761
Student Loans 61% $ 5,453

Majors & Degrees


Communication Technologies and Support Services

Graphic Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Printing Press Operator - - 15 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 5 - -

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - 13 - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 7 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - - 10 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - - 51 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - - 57 - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician - 3 4 - -

Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Aeronautical Aerospace Engineering Technology Technician - - 5 - -
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Technology Technician - 1 10 - -

Civil Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering Technology Technician - 5 17 - -

Quality Control and Safety Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Occupational Safety and Health Technology Technician - 1 4 - -

Civil Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering Technology Technician - 5 17 - -

Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Aeronautical Aerospace Engineering Technology Technician - - 5 - -
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Technology Technician - 1 10 - -

Quality Control and Safety Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Occupational Safety and Health Technology Technician - 1 4 - -

Architectural Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architectural Engineering Technology Technician - 2 5 - -

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician - 3 4 - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
French Language and Literature - - 2 - -
Spanish Language and Literature - - 1 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 8 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 2 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - 17 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - - 42 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 5 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 19 - -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 10 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 13 - -

International Relations and National Security Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
National Security Policy Studies - - 7 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - - - 0 -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 2 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 35 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 63 - -
Forensic Science and Technology - - 1 - -
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 1 4 -

Visual and Performing Arts

Fine and Studio Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fine Studio Arts - - 2 - -

Design and Applied Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Commercial and Advertising Art - - 3 - -

Drama Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts - - 5 - -

Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music - - 2 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 16 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 107 20 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 17 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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