Fairmont State University

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Fairmont State University


  • 60% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$4,218 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$7,524 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


Caperton Center in Clarksburg and the National Aerospace Education Center in Bridgeport

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 224,122 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 27,267 current serial subscriptions.
  • 27,334 microforms.
  • 7,174 Audio/Visual items.
  • 52,235 e-books.

Museums & Art

West Virginia Folklife Center



  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 850 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 150 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 800 Internet connections in Laboratories.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 200 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service


reading, math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 10% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 52% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 24% of housing units are Triples.
  • 24% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 12 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 8% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 20% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming Week, Speaker Series, Concerts, Contests/Gameshows, Intramural Sports, Athletic Events.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 81 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Epsilon Pi Tau, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Kappa Psi, Kappa Pi, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Alpha Iota, Sigmu Tau Delta, Family and Consumer Science Honor Society, Society of Collegiate Journalists.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Campus Ministries, Campus Light Ministries, Chi Alpha Campus Ministry, Gamma Omicron Delta, Increasing our Faith, Wesley Foundation.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, International Student Organization, Spanish Club.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Eta Rho, American Chemical Society Student Affiliates, American Choral Directors Association, American Institute of Architecture Students, American Sign Language/Deaf Culture Club, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Interior Designers, American Society of Safety Engineers, Ballroom Dancing Club, Bisexual Gay and Lesbian Students and Friends, College Republicans, Collegiate Singers, Falcon Financial Group, Forensic Science Club, Honors Association, Information Systems Student Organization, Lambda Alpha Epsilon, Masquers Club, Music Educators National Conference, Nursing Honorary, Percussion Ensemble, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Political Science Association, Residence Life Club, Rugby Football Club, Society of Automotive Engineers, Student Accountant Society, Student Athletic Advisory Committee, Student Government, Student Graphics Organization, Student Historical Society, Student Nurses Associaion, Student Psychological Association, Students in Free Enterprise, Students Taking Action in Nature’s Defense, Technology Education Collegiate Association, Wesley Foundation, Young Democrats.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Columns (bi-weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh International Airport (90), Benedum Airport (10)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Fairmont (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 80% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 0% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (West Virginia University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (West Virginia University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other

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