West Liberty University Graduate Schools

West Liberty University (referred to as West Liberty) is a Public, 4 years school located in West Liberty, WV. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at West Liberty University is $6,786 for West Virginia residents and $8,280 for out-of-state students. The school has 356 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,481 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

West Liberty University (referred to as West Liberty) is a Public, 4 years school located in West Liberty, WV. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1942 - Current[Estimated Date]).
West Liberty Directory Information
School NameWest Liberty University (West Liberty)
Address208 University Drive, West Liberty, WV 26074
Phone304-336-5000
Webhttps://www.westliberty.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.westliberty.edu/admissions/apply-now
Financial Infohttps://www.westliberty.edu/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at West Liberty University is $6,786 for West Virginia residents and $8,280 for out-of-state students. The school has 356 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,481 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 33 graduate programs through Master's. Among them, 2 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$8,280
$6,786 for West Virginia Residents
Student Population356
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's
Number of Programs33 graduate programs
(2 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at West Liberty University is $6,786 for West Virginia residents and $8,280 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $492 for West Virginia residents and $561 for out-of-state students.
West Liberty University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
West Liberty University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)2 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of West Liberty University is $6,786 for West Virginia residents and $8,280 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.07% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$5,808-$6,604-
2018-2019$5,920-$7,320-
2019-2020$6,300-$8,112-
2020-2021$6,780-$8,112-
2021-2022$6,786-$8,280-
The graduate school tuition & fees of West Liberty is very inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in West Virginia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the West Virginia graduate tuition is $16,629 (public) / $12,489 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
West Liberty University$6,786$8,280
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
West Virginia Graduate Schools$10,948$13,940
Public$8,706$16,629
Private$12,489
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,689 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at West Liberty University. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.76% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,049. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.21% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,320$4,010$6,840$4,540
2018-2019$9,406$4,571$6,990$4,571
2019-2020$9,614$4,035$7,095$4,640
2020-2021$9,806$4,064$7,236$4,669
2021-2022$10,020$4,094$7,380$4,669
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $492 for West Virginia residents and $561 for other students at West Liberty University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.00% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$446$534
2018-2019$483$558
2019-2020$488$571
2020-2021$460$550
2021-2022$492$561

Graduate Programs at West Liberty

West Liberty University offers 6 graduate programs for Master's. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 126 students have completed their study at West Liberty University.
Offered Degrees at West Liberty University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree62126
Total62126
The most popular program at West Liberty University is the Business Administration and Management program and last year 52 students have earned/completed their degree program.
West Liberty University offers 6 programs through Master's. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 126 students have completed their graduate studies.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 17 completers-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels17-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences26-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Criminology4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Physician Assistant19-
Business [+] 60 completers-
Business Administration and Management52-
Organizational Leadership8-
Total126

Graduate Student Population at West Liberty

For academic year 2021-2022, total 356 students enrolled into West Liberty University graduate schools where it has total 2,481 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 146 full-time and 210 part-time graduate students. By gender, 141 male and 215 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total356141215
Full-time1465789
Part-tme21084126
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 295 White (82.87%), 15 Black/African American (4.21%), 5 Hispanic (1.40%), 2 Asian (0.56%), and 39 students with other races. 8 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total356141215
American Indian/Native American000
Asian220
Black/African American15114
Hispanic523
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White295107188
Two More000
Un-Known311318
Non-resident Alien862
West Liberty University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 134 graduate students (37.64% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 82 graduate students (23.03% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total356
Enrolled Online Exclusively134
Enrolled Some Online Courses82
Not in Online Courses140

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