The inception of Glenville State College was in 1872. GSC is a public college located in Glenville, West Virginia, USA and is home to students from 24 states and several countries. The college is best known for providing quality teaching in the fields of Business, Music, Liberal Arts, Science, Criminal Justice, and more to students aspiring to study in the USA.
The college has a total enrollment of 1,413 students with 1,010 full-time students and 421 part-time students. Almost 56 % of full-time students reside in on-campus housing.
GSC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and Society of American Foresters.
Glenville State College has improved its ranking in 2019 according to the various ranking forums. According to US News and World Reports-
The previous rank for GSC was #13 in the South for public colleges and #57 for all colleges according to US News and World Reports.
|Type of college||Public|
|Location||Glenville, West Virginia|
|Basic tuition Fee||8,259 USD|
The college has only one main campus located in the city of West Virginia. GSC campus overlooks the rural town of Glenville and is surrounded by towering trees and rich foliage. The campus comprises of a community center, the dining hall, academic buildings, athletic facilities, residence halls, etc.
Application: Students can submit the application form online through the website.
Application Fee: 100 USD
English Language Proficiency Test Scores:
|Exam||Minimum scores required|
|IELTS||6.0 or higher|
Estimated Cost for international students:
|Types of charges||Fees per semester|
|Tuition fee||8,259 USD|
|Board (Meal Plan)||2,200 USD|
|Occupancy||Goodwin Hall||Pioneer Village||Riverfront|
|Single||3,559 USD||3,379 USD||N/A|
|Double||2,891 USD||N/A||2,891 USD|
Students are provided scholarships and financial aid on merit basis or need basis. International students can apply for various international scholarships to support their education in the USA.
Foundation Scholarships- All students applying for admission will be eligible for the various foundation scholarships. These scholarships are provided on priority basis and therefore students who complete their admission application by February 15 can be eligible for the same. The scholarship award ranges from 2,000 USD to 3,000 USD.
These scholarships can be renewed if a GPA of 3.0 or higher is maintained by the student. A few of the foundation scholarships are:
International Access Scholarship – It is an annual tuition assistance award of 3,000 USD. To be eligible for the scholarship, international students must submit all application documents and have a TOEFL score of 550. International Access Scholarship can be renewed each year for which student is required to maintain a GPA of 2.5 for at least 8 semesters
International Leadership Award – It is a 1,000 USD scholarship for students maintaining a GPA of 3.0 and who participate in campus activities. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must complete an application by March 1 and submit 2 letters of recommendation from faculty members, community leaders, employers, etc. who can provide details about the student’s contribution.
The names of various distinguished alumni are as follows:
|Average Cost of Attendance||$16,518 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
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
|Undergraduate Programs||$16,518 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,000 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$9,942 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$4,898 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$9,942 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$4,898 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$4,498 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$4,794 / Year|
|North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary