West Liberty University Graduate School

West Liberty University (referred to as West Liberty) is a Public, 4 years school located in West Liberty, WV.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of West Liberty is $7,080 for West Virginia residents and $8,280 for out-of-state students. The school has 396 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,315 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.
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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of West Liberty is $7,080 for West Virginia residents and $8,280 for out-of-state students. The school has 396 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,315 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 36 graduate programs through Master's. Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$8,280
$7,080 for West Virginia Residents
Student Population396
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's
Number of Programs36 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at West Liberty is $7,080 for West Virginia residents and $8,280 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $475 for West Virginia residents and $600 for out-of-state students.
West Liberty offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
West Virginia Residents$7,080
Out-of-State$8,280
Tuition per Credit Hour
West Virginia Residents$475
Out-of-State$600
West Liberty 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, 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)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of West Liberty University is $7,080 for West Virginia residents and $8,280 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$5,920-$7,320-
2019-2020$6,300-$8,112-
2020-2021$6,780-$8,112-
2021-2022$6,786-$8,280-
2022-2023$7,080-$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 $19,499 and the West Virginia graduate tuition is $17,022 (public) / $12,719 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
West Liberty University$7,080$8,280
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
West Virginia Graduate Schools$10,955$14,463
Public$9,220$17,022
Private$12,719
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $15,759 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at West Liberty.
On-campus living costs are increased by 0.21% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,119. Off-campus living costs are increased by 8.88% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
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
2022-2023$10,020$4,124$7,380$5,739
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $475 for West Virginia residents and $600 for other students at West Liberty University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 6.95% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$483$558
2019-2020$488$571
2020-2021$460$550
2021-2022$492$561
2022-2023$475$600

Graduate Programs at West Liberty

West Liberty University offers 8 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, 164 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 Degree81164
Total81164
The most popular program at West Liberty University is the Business Administration and Management program and last year 74 students have earned/completed their degree program.
West Liberty University offers 8 programs through Master's. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 164 students have completed their graduate studies.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 28 completers-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels28-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Clinical Psychology4-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 12 completers-
Criminology12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist6-
Physician Assistant18-
Business [+] 89 completers-
Business Administration and Management74-
Organizational Leadership15-
Total164

Graduate Student Population at West Liberty

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 396 students enrolled into West Liberty University graduate schools where it has total 2,315 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 196 full-time and 200 part-time graduate students. By gender, 141 male and 255 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
Total396141255
Full-time19678118
Part-tme20063137
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 307 White (77.53%), 18 Black/African American (4.55%), 6 Asian (1.52%), and 65 students with other races. 15 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total396141255
American Indian/Native American000
Asian606
Black/African American18135
Hispanic000
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White307101206
Two More411625
Un-Known936
Non-resident Alien1587
West Liberty University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 178 graduate students (44.95% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 53 graduate students (13.38% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total396
Enrolled Online Exclusively178
Enrolled Some Online Courses53
Not in Online Courses165

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