West Virginia University-Parkersburg Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Parkersburg, WV, West Virginia University-Parkersburg is one of the best universities in the state of West Virginia. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for West Virginia University-Parkersburg in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is West Virginia University-Parkersburg.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, West Virginia University-Parkersburg is often abbreviated as WVUP.

300 Campus Drive Parkersburg, WV 26101-9577
Phone: (304) 424-8220
Email: info@mail.wvup.edu
Web site: http://www.wvup.edu

Rankings: West Virginia University–Parkersburg

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.5
Graduation and retention ranking: N/A
Average freshman retention rate: 62.5%
6-year graduation rate: 16.8%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: N/A
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 61.4%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 1.2%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 19:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 61.9%
Student selectivity ranking: N/A
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 16-21
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 16%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 38%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 100.0%
Financial resources rank: N/A
Alumni giving rank: N/A
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 5.0%

West Virginia University-Parkersburg History

Essential Facts: West Virginia University–Parkersburg

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 39 majors.
  • Conceived as a community college to serve seven counties in west central West Virginia, it now offers baccalaureate programs.
  • The college was founded in 1961 as the Parkersburg Branch of West Virginia University. The school’s name was changed to West Virginia University-Parkersburg Center in 1966.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 0%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 99%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: N/A
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper