300 Campus Drive Parkersburg, WV 26101-9577 304-424-8000
http://www.wvup.edu/ info@mail.wvup.edu
About West Virginia University-Parkersburg
  • Year of Foundation 1961
  • Size of Campus 120 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,772
Application
  • App. Deadlines Rolling
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 1,668 in-state, 5,892 out-of-state
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
WVU Parkersburg is a public institution of higher education, affiliated with West Virginia University, separately accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and operated by the state of West Virginia. WVU Parkersburg is a higher education center offering community college programs and bachelor's degrees. It is a member institution of the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia . WVU Parkersburg is the only public community college in West Virginia accredited to offer baccalaureate degrees. It is the fifth largest institution of higher education in West Virginia.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Distinguished Performance Series, Backdoor Comedy Club
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Upsilon Alpha, Delta Psi Omega, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Theta Kappa, Sigma Beta Delta
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh, PA (130), Parkersburg, WV (11)
  • Distance to nearest train Charleston, WV (80)
  • Distance to nearest bus Parkersburg, WV (8)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered No
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students N/A
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,589
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 345
  • Counseling Services career, personal, veteran student, academic
  • Student Email Accounts No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books 40,236
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access No
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 54,891
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library
  • Campus Safety lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Museums N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms
  • Number Of Subscriptions 364
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 15
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 50
  • Number Of Microforms 7,512
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 40
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year 80%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 85%
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs United States Department of Treasury, State of West Virginia, St. Joseph's Hospital, Camden Clark Memorial Hospital
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 2%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, resume assistance
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No