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FAIRMONT STATE UNIVERSITY - [FSU], FAIRMONT, WEST VIRGINIA

Fairmont, West VirginiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1865Established Year
  3886Enrollment

Fairmont State University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Fairmont State University is located at Fairmont, in West Virginia. The university is a public university that has two campuses. The Gaston Caperton Centre is located in Clarksburg and the Robert C Byrd National Aerospace Education Center is located in Bridgeport. Currently, there are over 3,947 students in the university including 3,647 Undergraduate and 273 graduate students. The tuition fees for international students are USD 17,140.

Fairmont State University offers admissions in programs related to Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Business and Management.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
Year of Establishment1865
Campus SettingUrban
Total Enrollment3,947
Student-Faculty Ratio16:1

Fairmont State University Rankings

  • Ranked 96-122 in Regional Universities South by US News in 2019.
  • Ranked 54 in Top Performers on Social Mobility by US News in 2019.
  • The university was ranked over 800 for US rankings in 2019 by THE.
  • Ranked 404 out of 1385 for Best College Food in America by Niche in 2020.
  • Ranked 471 out of 1384 for Best College Dorms in America by Niche in 2020.
  • Ranked 486 out of 1407 for Best College Athletics in America by Niche in 2020.
  • Ranked 572 out of 1417 for Best College Campuses in America by Niche in 2020.

Fairmont State University Campus

Fairmont university campus

There are different services available for students on campus like Counseling, Dining, Accessibility etc.

  • There are many diverse academic organizations on campus for students. Some of them include Math Club, Zeta Phi Beta, Solar Army Club, Chi Alpha etc.
  • Every responsibility on campus is served by the Student Government. This includes different jobs and services which are assigned to the members by the Student Government President.
  • Extra-curricular clubs present on the campus include activities like Cheerleading, Men's and Women's Rugby, Track, Dance Team, Fairmont State Mascot etc.
  • Greek Life is also an integral part of the college campus.

Residence Facilities at Fairmont State University Campus

The university rooms are fully furnished and provide amenities like AC, WiFi, Laundry Services, Mail and Package Delivery etc.

  • The Residence Halls are made of Lounges and Lobbies with games, coffee makers, TV, vending machines, etc. and can be availed anytime by the residents of the university.
  • For most students, the university has a policy of requiring 4 consecutive semesters of living on-campus.
  • Students have the option of choosing from a double hall room to studio type single rooms. Price may differ from USD 2414 to USD 4682.
  • Meal Plan also differs from 15 meals, 250 Flex to 19 meals, 175 Flex for USD 2199 and USD 2287 respectively. Other plans include 210 and 160 meals in the Dining Hall for USD 2410 and USD 1987 respectively.

Programs offered at Fairmont State University

Fairmont State University offers various programs in the fields of Engineering Technologies, Business and Management, Homeland Security and other services, Health Professions and Liberal Arts and Science .

  • The university offers Bachelor's, Master's and Associate degrees.
  • The student-faculty ratio is 16:1.
  • Over 60% of the classes are held with students less than 20.

Application Process

International students who want to seek admissions at Fairmont State University can follow the below-mentioned application process:

  • The application to this university can be done through the portal present on the official website of the university at
  • The application fee for the university is USD 25.
  • The deadline for application is August 1.
  • English Proficiency Requirements
  • Scores of Standardized Exams to study in the USA
  • Additional Documents: High School Transcripts, College Transcript, Immunization Record, LORs, Proof of Residence and Family Income, etc.
  • Minimum College GPA of 2.0 is required for graduate students.
  • The acceptance rate of the university is 95%.

Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of attendance of international students to study at the university is mentioned below:

CategoryPrice for International Students (USD)Price for In-state Students (USD)
Tuition & Fees168147738
Room & Board97309730
Subtotal Direct2046417468
Books & Supplies10001000
Transport10001000
Personal10001000
Sub-Total Indirect30003000
TOTAL2954420468

Scholarships & Financial Aid for International Students

  • The university provides two partial tuition waiver scholarships to international students to afford their study in the USA who excel in their fields and have intellectual abilities.
  • The partial tuition waiver amounts up to USD 12024 and is based purely on merit.
  • The student must submit an essay of 500 words stating academic and career goals.
  • The student must also have a minimum TOEFL score of 550 PBT or 79 IBT.
  • Official Transcripts and LORs must be submitted along with ACT or SAT scores.

Alumni Network

Alumni events are held throughout the year for entertainment purposes.

  • Alumni also recruit students from the university through the job fair.
  • Few notable alumni include Perry Baker International Rugby Player, Wendell Beitzel member of Maryland House of Delegates, George C. Edwards member of Maryland State Senate, etc.

Placements

Placements Tests are taken by the university to prepare students for job interviews and better opportunities.

  • Internship opportunities and Job Fairs are held in the university.
  • There are over 4600 types of job opportunities provided to students in many diverse fields.
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Fairmont State University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population4558
FAFSA Code003812
Application Cost$25
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$15,316 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-61- -
IELTS-6- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10409401140 15%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing525470580-
Mathematics515470560-
ACTCheck Detailed Score211823 85%
English201723-
Mathematics191622-

Fairmont State University Acceptance Rate

70.6%

Acceptance Rate

2630

Total Applicants

4558

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

42.8%

Male

57.2%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program70.6%
Total Applicants6015
Total Enrolled4247
Graduate
Graduate Programs70.5%
Total Applicants441
Total Enrolled311

Fairmont State University Enrollment

Enrollment
Fairmont State University Enrollment4558
Undergraduate Enrollment4247
Graduate Enrollment311
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate41.0%

Attendance Cost

$15,316

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$15,316 / Year
Post Graduate Program$17,536 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$9,656 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,000 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$9,656 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,000 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$2,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$2,500 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
23312152179-

College rating

based on 1 student ratings

7.7/10

8/10academic
5/10infrastructure
5/10placements
10/10faculty
10/10extracurricular
8/10accommodation

Reviews

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Allison, UNITED STATES Pre education
Fairmont State University
Current student , Batch : 2022
7.7
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

MY REVIEW

I really enjoyed the tour of the college that I took with my high school and it made me want to go here a lot. Once I got here I definitely enjoyed it and think that I made the right decision in doing so.


Course Curriculum - 

I think the curriculum at the school is very interesting and it's something that I am interested in I have enjoyed most of my classes and I am glad that this is what I am doing I am interested in my major of choice and that is helping me.

8 /10
academic
10 /10
faculty
5 /10
infrastructure
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accomodation/food
5 /10
placement
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extracurricular
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+1-304-3674000
TELEPHONE
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1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554
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Book Store

Fairmont State University/Pierpont Community Technical College Bookstore0.21 Km
Comic Paradise Plus1.27 Km
Kerri's Korner3.78 Km
Wilfong Bookkeeping Llc4.34 Km

Hospital

Mon Health Heart & Vascular Center - Fairmont0.43 Km
MVA Health Centers, Inc. - Fairmont0.6 Km
MedExpress Urgent Care1.48 Km
Fairmont Psychiatric Services6.06 Km
Morans Driveway6.93 Km

Restaurant

McAteer's Restaurant0.53 Km
The Falcon Nest0.72 Km
Fox's Pizza Den1.51 Km
Subway2.47 Km
Bellview Bar & Grill2.79 Km
Broken Egg2.81 Km
Dairy Creme Corner3.65 Km
Muriale's | Italian Kitchen3.97 Km
D J's 50'S & 60'S Diner4.35 Km
McDonald's7.16 Km
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Pharmacy

MVA Health Centers-Fairmont Clinic Pharmacy0.6 Km
Scrivo Nicholas0.6 Km
Double Melinda K0.6 Km
Kandy A. Fitch, RPh0.6 Km
Dolin Dani S1.39 Km
Rite Aid Pharmacy1.4 Km
Ryan Nichols, PharmD1.4 Km
Ashley A. Corcoran, PharmD1.4 Km
Melisa J. Keenan, PharmD1.4 Km
CVS Pharmacy1.43 Km
Total Health Services-Wv1.75 Km
Med-Mart Pharmacy Fairmont6.7 Km
American Pharmacy6.72 Km
BioScrip Infusion Services6.75 Km
Walmart Pharmacy7.21 Km
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Shopping Mall

Barrackville Plaza1.01 Km
25 RHEA TERRACE1.36 Km
Morgan Square1.36 Km
Fairmont Center1.47 Km
Marion Square1.74 Km
Country club shops1.76 Km
Middletown Mall Shopping Center6.69 Km
Tygart Valley Mall Shopping Center7.21 Km
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Airport

North Central West Virginia Airport21.76 Km
Morgantown Municipal Airport27.42 Km
Oakland/Coliseum Station Airport64.8 Km
Elkins-Randolph County Airport71.34 Km
Garrett County Airport71.41 Km
Washington County73.21 Km
Arnold Palmer Regional Airport108.91 Km
Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport110.74 Km
Pittsburgh International Airport111.98 Km
John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport146.21 Km
Port Columbus International Airport239.86 Km
Washington Dulles International Airport241.29 Km
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport257.02 Km
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport278.25 Km
Erie International Airport288.68 Km
Harrisburg International Airport300.73 Km
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport302.43 Km
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*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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