West Virginia University - Main Campus

Morgantown, WV4 years

School Type: Public

Online + Campus

Religious Affiliation: None

Accredited: Yes

Website: www.wvu.edu/

West Virginia University's M.S. in Forensic and Investigative Science program offers a rigorous, science-driven curriculum accredited by FEPAC, blending professional education with a strong emphasis on research. Despite its higher cost per credit, the program's comprehensive approach, including a significant research component and advanced science coursework, makes it an ideal choice for students seeking a research-oriented education in forensic science.

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West Virginia University Quick Facts

Admission Rate

89.82% of applicants were admitted in the last academic year, indicating a moderately selective admissions process.

89.82%

Graduation Rate

63.94% of students graduated within the expected timeframe, reflecting strong student engagement and support.

63.94%

In-state Tuition

The average tuition for full-time students is $8,976 per academic year.

$8,976

Out-of-State Tuition

The average tuition for full-time students is $25,320 per academic year.

$25,320

School Size

Our school has a total enrollment of 18,878 students, providing a vibrant and diverse community.

18,878

Average Earnings

Graduates report an average earning of $52,700in their first year after graduation.

$52,700

Admissions Overview

Admission Rate Overall89.82%
ACT Scores Midpoint Math23
SAT Scores Average OverallNot Provided
SAT Scores Midpoint Math560
ACT Scores Midpoint English23
ACT Scores Midpoint WritingNot Provided
SAT Scores Midpoint WritingNot Provided
ACT Scores Midpoint Cumulative24
SAT Scores Midpoint Critical Reading570

West Virginia University Financial Aid & Loans

Student Loans

Federal Loan Rate
45.6%
Loan Principal
$15,500
Students with Any Loan
87.361%

Median Debt

Completers Overall
$22,500
Non-completers
$6864

Median Debt by Income

Income 0 - 30,000
$14,250
Income 30,001 - 75,000
$15,250
Income > 75,000
$16,500

Median Debt by Student Type

Dependent Students
$15,500
Independent Students
$14,583
Pell Grant Recipients
$16,336
No Pell Grant
$14,750

Median Debt by Gender

Female Students
$16,483
Male Students
$14,924

Median Debt by Generation

First Generation Students
$15,146
Non-First Generation Students
$16,000

West Virginia University Student Demographics & Diversity

Student Demographics

A breakdown of student population by race.

Student Size: 18,878+

81.0%
5.6%
4.2%
3.5%
3.2%
1.7%
0.8%
0.1%
0.1%

West Virginia University Graduate Earnings

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Mean Earnings by Bracket

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