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Fairmont State University

Fairmont, WV

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Quick Facts

1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV 26554

2013-2014 Tuition

$12,288 Tuition and Fees


4112 undergraduate students
43% male / 57% female


rolling application deadline
65.7% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1865

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Printing Press Operator, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Information Science/Studies, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician, Civil Engineering Technology/Technician, Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, Industrial Technology/Technician, Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician, Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician, Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, English Language and Literature, General, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Forensic Science and Technology, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, Commercial and Advertising Art, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 4,112
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,560
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 476
Percent of male undergraduates: 43%
Percent of female undergraduates: 57%
Percent of international undergraduates: 2%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook

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