West Virginia University Institute of Technology

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,560
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$10,151
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.56%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
55.1%
1,085 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,645
66% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
27.7%
72 Graduates

About

West Virginia University Institute of Technology is a higher education institution located in Raleigh County, WV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at West Virginia University Institute of Technology were General Studies (21 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (21 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (18 degrees).

In 2020, 165 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at West Virginia University Institute of Technology. 33.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 66.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (122 degrees), 15.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (8 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is $7,560, which is $−20,840 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is $7,560, which is $−20,840 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,151.

In 2020, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 32% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,560
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at West Virginia University Institute of Technology was $7,560. The cost of tuition at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is $−20,840 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$10,151
2020 Value
3.34%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 West Virginia University Institute of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,151. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of West Virginia University Institute of Technology grew by 3.34%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,104
Room and Board
$950
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at West Virginia University Institute of Technology was of $10,104 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $950. The cost of room and board increased by 2.42% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 5.56% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
32%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at West Virginia University Institute of Technology received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 9.68% with respect to 2019, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.56%
2018 Default Rate
441
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at West Virginia University Institute of Technology was 6.56%, which represents 441 out of the 6727 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

West Virginia University Institute of Technology received 1,085 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 12.9% annual decline. Out of those 1,085 applicants, 598 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 55.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,645 students enrolled at West Virginia University Institute of Technology in 2020, and 86% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

West Virginia University Institute of Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 47.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

55.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
598
Accepted Out of 1,085

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of West Virginia University Institute of Technology was 55.1% (598 admissions from 1,085 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 51.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −12.9%, while admissions declined by −5.97%.

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SAT Scores

86%
Submission Percentage
242
Scores Submitted

86% of enrolled first-time students at West Virginia University Institute of Technology in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

West Virginia University Institute of Technology has a total enrollment of 1,645 students. The full-time enrollment at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is 1,085 students and the part-time enrollment is 560. This means that 66% of students enrolled at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at West Virginia University Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.2% White, 5.47% Two or More Races, 4.44% Black or African American, 2.8% Hispanic or Latino, 0.912% Asian, 0.0608% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at West Virginia University Institute of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (40.1%), followed by White Female (35.9%) and Two or More Races Female (3.69%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Virginia University Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,645 students. The full-time enrollment at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is 1,085 and the part-time enrollment is 560. This means that 66% of students enrolled at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at West Virginia University Institute of Technology was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), West Virginia University Institute of Technology had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,303
  2. Two or More Races
    90
  3. Black or African American
    73

The enrolled student population at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is 79.2% White, 5.47% Two or More Races, 4.44% Black or African American, 2.8% Hispanic or Latino, 0.912% Asian, 0.0608% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 55 fewer women than men received degrees from West Virginia University Institute of Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is white (122 degrees awarded). There were 15.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (8 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is General Studies (21 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (21 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (18 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at West Virginia University Institute of Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (45 degrees awarded), Biology (21 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (22 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are Software developers (986,735 people), Other managers (492,103 people), Physicians (425,273 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (362,498 people), and Civil engineers (278,387 people).

The most specialized majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are Engineering (45 degrees awarded), Biology (21 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (22 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (4 degrees), and Math & Statistics (2 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are Engineering (45 degrees awarded), Biology (21 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (22 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (4 degrees), and Math & Statistics (2 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are Computer Systems Design (1,028,697 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (575,304 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (556,792 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (470,092 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (395,751 people).

The most specialized majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are Engineering (45 degrees awarded), Biology (21 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (22 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (4 degrees), and Math & Statistics (2 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by West Virginia University Institute of Technology.
Most Common
  1. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 18 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at West Virginia University Institute of Technology was General Studies with 21 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

110
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
55
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 110 degrees were awarded to men at West Virginia University Institute of Technology, which is 2 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (55).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 16 degrees were awarded to men at West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Mechanical Engineering, which is 8 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 14 degrees were awarded to women at West Virginia University Institute of Technology in General Biological Sciences, which is 2 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 21% of students graduating from West Virginia University Institute of Technology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is Female and Black or African American (60% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    122 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    8 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is white (122 degrees awarded). There were 15.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (8 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    78 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is white male (78 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (44 degrees).

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