West Liberty University

country rank  1410
world rank  4954

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University Overview

Established in 1837, West Liberty University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the village of West Liberty (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, West Liberty University (WLU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. West Liberty University (WLU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 182 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WLU
Founded 1837
Motto Make the Most of Yourself
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 208 University Drive
West Liberty (population range: under 2,500)
26074 West Virginia
United States
T +1 (304) 336 5000
F +1 (304) 336 8285

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Box 295
West Liberty 26074-0295
+1 (304) 336 8076
800 732 6204

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to West Liberty University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019