West Virginia University

Online Undergraduate Program

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Quick Facts

First year offering online program: 2001-2002
Online bachelor’s degree programs offered: 3


Tuition for U.S. students (per credit): N/A
In-state, out-of-district tuition for U.S. students (per credit): $388
Out-of-state tuition for U.S. students (per credit): $927


Total online enrollment: N/A
N/A Male / N/A Female
Average student age: N/A


Application deadline (U.S. residents): July 1
N/A accepted

Financial Aid Available

Both institutional and federal aid are available

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School Details

Institutional control: Public
About the online program: WVU online provides seamless access to academic courses and student services through a personalized yet convenient process.
Average class size: 30
Maximum class size: 35


New student retention rate (2014): N/A
Most popular majors: N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A
Academic calendar: Semester
Online courses offered:212
Can earn degree entirely outside U.S.:Yes
Number of times per month faculty provide feedback to students on participation: 4
Amount of courses requiring students to work collaboratively with other students:Minority
Class participation graded:Yes
Number of times per week students must login to a typical course: 4
Expectation that instructors will respond to questions within specific timeframe: Yes
Instructor response expected within (hours): 24

Academic Integrity

Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments: Depends
Measures to instill academic integrity: Exams are password protected, randomized questions, timed exams and use of respondus lockdown browser. Turnitin is used for assignments
Standardized copyright policy for course materials: Yes


Average online teaching experience: 13 years
Full-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's: N/A
Full-time faculty with a doctorate degree: N/A
Full-time faculty with terminal degree: 85
Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online: N/A
Part-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's: N/A
Part-time faculty with a doctorate degree: N/A
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus: All
Weekly office hours: 3

Online learning tools

Bulletin boardsY, Live streaming audioY, Live streaming videoY, Online chatroomsY, Online labsY, Recorded audioY, Recorded videoY, Skype or other visual softwareY, SimulationsY, Web conferencing (webinars)Y
ADA compliance:

Technology & Support

Recommended Internet connection: 256k
Required Internet connection: 256k
24-7 live tech support: No
Online course development: In-house
Courses designed by certified instructional designers: No
Full-time course development tech staff supporting faculty: 12
Part-time course development tech staff supporting faculty: 7

Student Services

Academic advisingY, BookstoreY, Career placement assistanceY, Email addressY, Financial aid office/servicesY, Local area network, Access to live librarianY, Access to digitized library materialsY, MentoringY, Technical supportY, Live tutoringY, Writing workshops

Student Body

Region from which most U.S. students come: South Altantic
Male: N/A
Female: N/A
International students:
Students 22 and younger: N/A
Students ages 23-39: N/A
Students 40 or older: N/A
New entrants who are first-time freshman: 0%
New entrants who are employed: N/A


Admissions requirements same as campus-based students' requirements: Yes
Continuing online instruction education required: No
Application essay required: No
Accept transfer students: Yes
High school completion requirements: Diploma or GED required
Minimum high school GPA required: N/A


Institution is GI Bill certified: Yes
Institution Participates in Yellow Ribbon Program: Yes
In-state tuition for all military veterans: No

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