SAT Scores for Admission to Four-Year West Virginia Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of Admissions Data for West Virginia Colleges

McMurran Hall at Shepherd University in West Virginia
McMurran Hall at Shepherd University in West Virginia. Acroterion / Wikimedia Commons

Students hoping to attend college in West Virginia will find choices that range from tiny private colleges to large public universities. The state's numerous four-year colleges vary widely in size, mission, and personality. Selectivity also varies significantly, although none of the schools has a painfully high admissions bar.

SAT Scores for West Virginia Colleges (mid 50%)

(Learn what these numbers mean)

Reading
25%
Reading
75%
Math 25% Math 75% Writing
25%
Writing
75%
Alderson Broaddus College 430 510 440 520
Appalachian Bible College 505 530 365 443
Bethany College 380 500 380 500
Bluefield State College 420 530 450 540
Concord University 440 550 430 540
Davis & Elkins College 420 530 440 530
Fairmont State University 410 510 410 510
Glenville State College 370 470 380 480
Marshall University 450 575 430 560
Mountain State University open-admissions open-admissions open-admissions open-admissions open-admissions open-admissions
Ohio Valley University 410 490 440 570
Salem International University open-admissions open-admissions open-admissions open-admissions open-admissions open-admissions
Shepherd University 440 550 430 530
University of Charleston 420 500 423 518
West Liberty University 410 500 420 490
West Virginia State University 403 520 410 490
West Virginia University 455 560 460 570
West Virginia University at Parkersburg open-admissions open-admissions open-admissions open-admissions open-admissions open-admissions
West Virginia University Institute of Technology 370 520 410 600
West Virginia Wesleyan College 430 550 450 560
Wheeling Jesuit University 440 520 450 540

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To help you determine if your SAT scores are on target for your top choice West Virginia schools, the table above can guide you. The SAT scores in the table are for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these numbers, you're on target for admission. If your scores are slightly below the range presented in the table, don't give up -- remember that 25% of enrolled students have SAT scores below those listed. It's also important to put the SAT in perspective. The exam is just one part of your college application, and a strong academic record with challenging courses is even more important than test scores. Some of the colleges will also be looking at qualitative measures such as your application essayextracurricular activities and letters of recommendation.

The ACT is more popular than the SAT in West Virginia, but either exam can be used at any of the schools listed below.

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data from the National Center for Educational Statistics