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Fairmont State University

Fairmont, WV

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Quick Facts


1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV 26554

2014-2015 Tuition

$12,288 Tuition and Fees

Students

3958 undergraduate students
45% male / 55% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
66.5% accepted

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Summary


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, General, Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician, Civil Engineering Technology/Technician, Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering 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, English Language and Literature, General, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Forensic Science and Technology, National Security Policy Studies, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Commercial and Advertising Art, Music, General, Health and Wellness, General, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, History, General

Minors Offered

Printing Press Operator, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer and Information Sciences, Other, Information Science/Studies, Education, General, Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician, Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, English Language and Literature, General, Library and Information Science, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Nutrition Sciences, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Geography, International Relations and Affairs, National Security Policy Studies, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Women's Studies, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Painting, Music, General, Health and Wellness, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 3,958
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,433
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 464
Percent of male undergraduates: 45%
Percent of female undergraduates: 55%

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)

Activities

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

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, swimming, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 1 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 2
Aggravated assault 2 1 0
Burglary 8 6 9
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 2
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 1 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 2
Aggravated assault 2 1 0
Burglary 5 5 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 0
Drug law violations 4 7 6
Liquor law violations 0 3 13
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 0
Drug law violations 4 6 3
Liquor law violations 0 2 2
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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