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Cost of Attendance 2017-2018


WVSU has long boasted one of the most affordable tuition costs in West Virginia. Affordability combined with an excellent academic and student life experience results in tremendous value for our students.

At West Virginia State University your dreams for a quality education can become a reality. You can look forward to an excellent education at a very affordable price. Check out how reasonably priced we really are! If you need help managing your educational budget, view our link to Cash Course.

Required textbook information and pricing can be found using the West Virginia State University Bookstore Schedule Lookup
Financial Aid Budgets are based on the Cost of Attendance listed on chart below.
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Estimated Cost of Attendance (Full-Time) Budgets (Fall and Spring)
             
Billing Status
Housing - On-Campus
  WV   Metro   Out-of-State
             
Tuition   7,165   12,156   15,572
             
Books & Supplies   1,544   1,544   1,544
             
Room & Board   11,326   11,326   11,326
             
Personal & Transportation   2,272   2,272   2,272
             
Estimated Fees   500   500   500
             
Average Loan Fees   66   66   66
             
Total   22,873   27,864   31,280
             
             
             
Billing Status
Housing - with Family
  WV        
             
Tuition   7,165        
             
Books & Supplies   1,544        
             
Room & Board   3,887        
             
Personal & Transportation   3,215        
             
Estimate Fees   500        
             
Average Loan Fees   66        
             
Total   16,377        
             
             
             
Billing Status
Housing - Off-Campus
  WV   Metro   Out-of-State
             
Tuition   7,165   12,156   15,572
             
Books & Supplies   1,544   1,544   1,544
             
Room & Board   8,592   8,592   8,592
             
Personal & Transportation   3,215   3,215   3,215
             
Estimated Fees   500   500   500
             
Average Loan Fees   66   66   66
             
Total   21,082   26,073   29,489
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Each year students from five neighboring states (Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia) make West Virginia State University (WVSU) their university of choice. Metro Tuition makes that choice more affordable; allowing students to pursue a WVSU education at a tuition rate approximately 25 percent less than the standard out-of-state tuition cost. From our excellent academic programs, to the services we offer to support student success in and out of the classroom, students and their families take advantage of Metro Tuition to save expenses and to experience all that WVSU has to offer. 

Click here to find out if you qualify for Metro Tuition! 
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