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West Virginia Computer Science Colleges

35 Colleges
1,589 Yearly Graduations
$44,660 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,283 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly computer science graduations, West Virginia is ranked #32 in the country with 1,589 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $11,165 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $15,463 a year.

An estimated 61% of college students in West Virginia take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,071 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

American Public University System

Charles Town, West Virginia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
972 Yearly Degrees
$7,324 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 37,335 undergraduates at American Military University, of which 2,425 are full-time, and there are 45,249 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at American Military University is 4.5 years.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,399 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from American Military University is $43,800.

#2

Marshall University

Huntington, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
101 Yearly Degrees
$8,412 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,415 undergraduates at Marshall University, of which 7,123 are full-time, and there are 12,852 students altogether. It takes the average Marshall University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,892 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,500 during the early-career years.

#3

West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
73 Yearly Degrees
$8,976 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at West Virginia University is 26,839, of which 21,086 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,369 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at WVU is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,041 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WVU is $34,500.

#4

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Martinsburg, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
44 Yearly Degrees
$4,128 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is 6,532, which includes 1,041 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 41% of students at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,365 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is $26,200.

#5

Salem International University

Salem, West Virginia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
38 Yearly Degrees
$16,700 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 773 undergraduates at Salem International University, of which 628 are full-time, and there are 960 students altogether. For undergraduates at Salem International University, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

Roughly 76% of students at Salem International University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,138 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,100 during the early-career years.

#6

BridgeValley Community & Technical College

South Charleston, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees
$4,867 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,776 students at BridgeValley Community & Technical College in total, 1,095 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,954 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from BridgeValley Community & Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Mountwest Community and Technical College

Huntington, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
34 Yearly Degrees
$4,182 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,768 students at MCTC in total, 1,035 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,673 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,300 during the early-career years.

#8

Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
32 Yearly Degrees
$7,784 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,554 students at Shepherd University in total, 3,200 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,354 are full-time. For undergraduates at Shepherd University, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,360 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,400 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
26 Yearly Degrees
$4,084 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,449 students at Southern in total, 1,007 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

22% of Southern students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,648 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,100 during the early-career years.

#10

West Virginia Northern Community College

Wheeling, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
24 Yearly Degrees
$4,155 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at West Virginia Northern Community College is 1,352, which includes 639 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

26% of WVNCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,843 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WVNCC is $22,100.

#11

Fairmont State University

Fairmont, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
21 Yearly Degrees
$7,738 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,803 students at Fairmont State in total, 3,563 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,955 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

58% of Fairmont State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,626 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,700 during the early-career years.

#12

Martinsburg College

Martinsburg, West Virginia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
20 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,435 students at Martinsburg College in total, 465 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 45 to 1.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 2% are men and 98% are women.

#13

West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Parkersburg, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
19 Yearly Degrees
$3,890 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,818 students at West Virginia University at Parkersburg in total, 1,226 are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at West Virginia University at Parkersburg is 4.7 years.

Roughly 42% of students at West Virginia University at Parkersburg take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $2,354 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from West Virginia University at Parkersburg with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Pierpont Community and Technical College

Fairmont, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$4,938 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,054 full-time undergraduates at Pierpont Community and Technical College, and 1,912 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 45% of students at Pierpont Community and Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,007 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,300 during the early-career years.

#14

Valley College-Martinsburg

Martinsburg, West Virginia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees

There are 547 students at Valley College of Technology in total, 547 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 90% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,366 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,900 during the early-career years.

#16

West Virginia Junior College - Morgantown

Morgantown, West Virginia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
15 Yearly Degrees
$13,210 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 567 full-time undergraduates at WVJC Morgantown, and 567 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 90% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,639 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WVJC Morgantown is $18,400.

Public Public vs. Private
11 Yearly Degrees
$7,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,148 full-time undergraduates at West Virginia University Tech, and 1,794 students altogether. For undergraduates at West Virginia University Tech, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 53%. Around 52% of accepted students are men, and 48% are women.

51% of West Virginia University Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,961 a year. West Virginia University Tech has a 8.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,500 during the early-career years.

#18

West Virginia State University

Institute, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$8,237 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at West Virginia State University is 4,120, of which 4,009 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,585 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at WVSU is 4.8 years.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

63% of WVSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,243 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from WVSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

West Virginia Junior College - Bridgeport

Bridgeport, West Virginia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$12,874 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at West Virginia Junior College - Bridgeport is 121, which includes 121 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 94% of students at WVJC Bridgeport take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,968 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WVJC Bridgeport is $15,500.

#20

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, West Virginia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$31,944 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,226 students at West Virginia Wesleyan in total, 1,131 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,118 are full-time. It takes the average West Virginia Wesleyan undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

93% of West Virginia Wesleyan students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,201 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from West Virginia Wesleyan with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

West Virginia Junior College - Charleston

Charleston, West Virginia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$13,533 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at West Virginia Junior College - Charleston is 179, which includes 179 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 28 to 1.

Roughly 92% of students at WVJC Charleston take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,870 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from WVJC Charleston with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $15,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$4,372 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 714 full-time undergraduates at New River Community and Technical College, and 1,212 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,848 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,400 during the early-career years.

#21

Bluefield State College

Bluefield, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$7,488 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Bluefield State College is 1,241, which includes 950 full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Bluefield State College undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

Roughly 46% of students at Bluefield State College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,897 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Bluefield State College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Garnet Career Center

Charleston, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
6 Yearly Degrees

There are 86 students at Garnet Career Center in total, 86 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Garnet Career Center is $19,900.

#24

Concord University

Athens, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
6 Yearly Degrees
$8,385 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,886 students at Concord University in total, 1,570 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,436 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Concord University is 4.5 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

76% of Concord University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,909 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,200 during the early-career years.

Other West Virginia Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Davis & Elkins College 5
26 Potomac State College of West Virginia University 5
26 Fred W Eberle Technical Center 5
29 Alderson Broaddus University 4
30 Bethany College West Virginia 3
30 Strayer University - West Virginia 3
30 Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College 3
33 Wheeling Jesuit University 1
33 Putnam Career and Technical Center 1
33 Ohio Valley University 1

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