Glenville State College Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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Glenville State College Admissions Overview:

Glenville admits around three-quarters of applicants each year, making it a largely accessible school. In general, applicants must have a GPA of 2.0 to be considered for admission, and must submit scores from the SAT or ACT. Along with an application, interested students must also send in high school transcripts. For more information and important deadlines, be sure to check out the school's website or contact the admissions office.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Glenville State College Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Glenville State College Description:

Founded in 1872, Glenville State College is a public, four-year college located in Glenville, West Virginia. The school's 1,700 students are supported by a 16 to 1 student/faculty ratio and an average class size of about 19. GSC offers over 40 degree programs across its academic departments of Fine Arts, Business, Education, Social Science, Science and Mathematics, Language and Literature, and Land Resources. The college has a 30-acre main campus and another 325 acres spread across other wooded locations. GSC students stay active outside of the classroom with a fraternity and sorority system, intramural sports, and a host of student clubs and organizations including Collegiate 4-H, the FLW Fishing Club, and a Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild. On the intercollegiate athletics front, the Glenville State Pioneers compete in the NCAA Division II Mountain East Conference (MED) with six men’s and six women’s sports including cross country, golf, football, and track and field.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,641 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 58% Male / 42% Female
  • 65% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,344 (in-state); $16,560 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,100 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,042
  • Other Expenses: $4,100
  • Total Cost: $22,486 (in-state); $31,702 (out-of-state)

Glenville State College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 92%
    • Loans: 73%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,459
    • Loans: $6,370

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Early Education, General Studies, Natural Resource Management, Secondary Education, Social Sciences

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 19%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 22%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 44%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Football, Track and Field, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Track and Field, Golf, Basketball, Softball, Cross Country, Volleyball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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