1201 Locust Avenue Fairmont, WV 26554 304-367-4892
http://www.fairmontstate.edu admit@fairmontstate.edu
About Fairmont State University
  • Year of Foundation 1865
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,501
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57%, 43%, 4%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,656 in-state, $9,956 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $5,990
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee None
  • Enrollment No. 6,227
The Mission of Fairmont State University is to provide opportunities for individuals to achieve their professional and personal goals and discover roles for responsible citizenship that promote the common good. VISION STATEMENT: Fairmont State University aspires to be nationally recognized as a model for accessible learner-centered institutions that promote student success by providing comprehensive education and excellent teaching, flexible learning environments, and superior services. Graduates will have the knowledge, skills, and habits of mind necessary for intellectual growth, full and participatory citizenship, employability, and entrepreneurship in a changing environment. Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College share a 120-acre main campus in Fairmont, West Virginia. Partnership allows us to better serve our 7,450 students. Partnership provides students with the opportunity to find their future from more than 145 skill sets, certificates, associate degrees, bachelor's degrees and graduate programs. FSU features a branch campus in Clarksburg, the Gaston Caperton Center. Through Off-Campus Programs, Pierpont offers a variety of courses at more than 15 sites in North Central West Virginia. We value scholarship, opportunity, achievement and responsibility.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, International Student Organization, Spanish Club.
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 5
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming Week, Speaker Series, Concerts, Contests/Gameshows, Intramural Sports, Athletic Events.
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Epsilon Pi Tau, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Kappa Psi, Kappa Pi, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Alpha Iota, Sigmu Tau Delta, Family and Consumer Science Honor Society, Society of Collegiate Journ
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Campus Ministries, Campus Light Ministries, Chi Alpha Campus Ministry, Gamma Omicron Delta, Increasing our Faith, Wesley Foundation.
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh International Airport (90), Benedum Airport (10)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Fairmont (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 24%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 10%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 24%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 8%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 12
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (80%), women's dorms (10%), apartment for single students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 52%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities Caperton Center in Clarksburg and the National Aerospace Education Center in Bridgeport
  • Number Of Microforms 27,334
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 52,235
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 800
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 224,122
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 200
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 150
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Museums West Virginia Folklife Center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 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)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 7,174
  • Number Of Subscriptions 27,267
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,500
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 0%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (West Virginia University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (West Virginia University)
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town