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WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - [WVU TECH], BECKLEY, WEST VIRGINIA

Beckley, West VirginiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1895Established Year
  1623Enrollment

West Virginia University Institute of Technology: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Founded in the year 1895, West Virginia University Institute of Technology is a 4 years college located at West Virginia, USA. WVU Tech comprises two academic colleges- the Leonard C Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences and the College of business, humanities and social science. WVU Tech is renowned for its wide variety of baccalaureate degree programs in the areas of Engineering, Nursing, Printing Management, Business Management, Life Sciences, and Computer Science, etc.

With an acceptance rate of 61%, WVU Tech received more than 1500 applications in the fall 2018 admissions. 40% of the accepted applicants enrolled with the institute for this term. For the 2019 term, the university institute had an enrollment of around 29,000 (including fresh enrollments).

Rankings and Accreditation

  • It is ranked 75 in Engineering Programs.
  • WVU Tech is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
  • The engineering programs offered by the WUV Tech, are accredited by the ABET.
  • The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education has accredited the baccalaureate degree program in nursing offered by the WVU Tech.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
LocationBeckley, West Virginia, USA
Campus SettingRural
Establishment Year1895
No. of Campuses1
Total Student Enrollment1755
Types of Programs OfferedBachelor’s degree
Mode of ProgramCampus
Official Websitehttps://www.wvutech.edu/

WVU Institute of Technology Programs, Campus, and Residence

Programs

WVU Tech comprises two academic colleges-The Leonard C Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences and the College of business, humanities and social science. WVU Tech offers more than 30 bachelor’s degree programs in the fields of Engineering, Nursing, Printing Management, Business Management, Life Sciences, and Computer Science, etc. One of these is included in the top 100 undergraduate engineering programs in the country, ranked by US News and World Report.

Campus

WVU Tech offers a full equipped modern-day campus spread over an area of 170 acres in a rural setting in the city of Beckley, West Virginia, USA. Within close proximity of the Beckley, the campus lies wild and wonderful recreational activity.

Residence

  • WVU Tech offers two housing halls on its campus. International, as well as domestic applicants, can apply for both the housing facilities.
  • Hogan Hall: It offers suite-style housing facilities located centrally on the campus. Each suite offers a double bedroom with individual closets and micro-fridge. Each suite offers a bathroom with separate showers and toilet rooms. Rooms are furnished with beds, dressers, and desks. Other amenities include a lounge, study rooms, etc.
  • University Halls: It offers suite-style housing facilities in which each suite comes with four single bedrooms and two bathrooms. Rooms are furnished with basic furniture like beds, chairs, dressing, etc. Other amenities include cable TV, lounges, pool table, and laundry facilities.

West Virginia University Institute of Technology Application Process

WVU Tech accepts application for admissions into the fall, spring and summer sessions. The application deadline is on a rolling basis.

Application Portal: Online

Application Fee: There are no application fees for international or domestic applicants.

Application Deadline: Rolling

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 on a scale of 4 is required at the high school level.
  • All academic transcripts must be submitted in original and accompanied by an English translated copy.
  • Official scores of ACT/SAT are required for students applying to the school of engineering or the school of nursing.
  • A minimum score of 61 is required in TOEFL and a score of 6.0 is IELTS to prove English proficiency.
  • Students are required to submit a copy of their passport and proof of finance.

WVU Institute of Technology Cost of Attendance

The tables below show the average cost of attendance of the students enrolled at WVU Tech.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for international and domestic students and for certain programs available at the institute are as follows:

Type of StudentsCost (USD)/year
Resident7560
Non Resident18912

Program-wise Tuition Fees

ProgramCost (USD)/year
Business Management576
Engineering2016
NursingResident: 3456 Non Resident: 8448
Regents BA576
Math Natural Science672
Forensics144
Aviation Management2928

Accommodation Costs

Hall/Residence TypeCost (USD)
Hogan Hall
Single8506
Double7116
University Hall
Single7116

West Virginia University Institute of Technology Scholarships and Financial Aid

WVU Tech helps the students to get a high-quality education at affordable prices. They help the students to finance their education by providing scholarships and access to various grants and aids.

Scholarships for International Students

International Freshmen Scholarship

Fresh international students are eligible for this scholarship. They are required to maintain a GPA of 3.0 and above. They are also required to complete a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year. The yearly scholarship amount for level 1 program is USD 6500, level 2 program is USD 5000 and for level 3 the amount is USD3500. The awards are renewable annually for a period of 4 years.

STEM Non-West Virginia Resident & International 1st-Year Student Scholarship

  • It gives an annual award of USD8500.
  • Students with GPA of 3.0 or higher at the High school level, are eligible.
  • Students are required to possess an ACT score of 24 or its SAT equivalent.
  • The scholarship is renewable annually for a tenure of 4 years.

STEM International Transfer Student Scholarship

  • International transfer students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this scholarship.
  • The amount awarded is USD 8500.
  • It is renewed annually for a tenure of 2 years.

Alumni Network

The institute maintains healthy interaction and connections with the alumni. They encourage the graduates to share their experience at the institute and also provide guidance to the existing students. Different programs are conducted regularly for alumni. Some of the notable alumni of the WVU Tech are:

  • Sedale Threatt, a retired American Basketball player.
  • Greg Boso, member of the West Virginia Senate, from the Republican Party.
  • Rodney Miller: Former American Politician.

With scholarship opportunities available to both international freshmen and transfer students, WVU institute of technology is a great institute for studying technical programs. The admissions policy is moderately selective with an acceptance rate of around 66%.

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West Virginia University Institute of Technology Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population1634
FAFSA Code003827
Average Cost of Attendance$18,648 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

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April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

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April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10659501180 13%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540490590-
Mathematics525460590-
ACTCheck Detailed Score242127 83%
English242027-
Mathematics231926-

West Virginia University Institute of Technology Acceptance Rate

52.9%

Acceptance Rate

1597

Total Applicants

1634

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

55.5%

Male

44.5%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program52.9%
Total Applicants3089
Total Enrolled1634

West Virginia University Institute of Technology Enrollment

Enrollment
West Virginia University Institute of Technology Enrollment1634
Undergraduate Enrollment1634
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate26.3%

Attendance Cost

$18,648

Attendance Cost

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Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$18,648 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$900 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$11,304 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,620 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$8,340 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,620 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$2,620 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$2,620 / Year
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
15571165392-
+1-304-9298324
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512 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV 25801
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Book Store

Fama's Coins and Baseball Cards0.43 Km
Dragon's Den0.44 Km
Ollie's Bargain Outlet1.54 Km
Books-A-Million3.22 Km

Restaurant

Wendy's0.78 Km
Little Caesars Pizza0.85 Km
Captain D's1.19 Km
Papa John's Pizza1.4 Km
Pizza Hut2.77 Km
Godfather's Pizza3.41 Km
Subway3.56 Km
Pasquale's3.6 Km
BP3.6 Km
Ruby Tuesday3.69 Km
Tamarack: The Best Of West Virginia4.07 Km
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Airport

Hospital Helipad2.02 Km
Appalachian Regional Hospital Heliport2.98 Km
Walker Iii4.55 Km
Eric S. Waddell Private Jet5.5 Km
Raleigh County Memorial Airport5.6 Km
Lee Norse Number 2 Heliport5.99 Km
Air Evac 1216.62 Km
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Shopping Mall

Beckley Crossing Shopping Center2.83 Km
By-Pass Plaza3.73 Km
Beckley Plaza Shopping Center4.07 Km
Tamarac Conference Center4.08 Km
Raleigh Mall4.33 Km
Shady Springs Plaza5.11 Km
Lester Square Shopping Center7.48 Km
Crossroads Mall7.92 Km
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