West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Add Comparison

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,960

4.69% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,447

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.02%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

52.9%

1,597 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,623

68.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

21.8%

60 Graduates

About

West Virginia University Institute of Technology is a higher education institution located in Raleigh County, WV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at West Virginia University Institute of Technology were General Studies (22 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (16 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (13 degrees).

In 2017, 156 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at West Virginia University Institute of Technology. 32.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 67.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (123 degrees), 15.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (8 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is $6,960, which is $-18,234 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is $6,960, which is $-18,234 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,447.

In 2017, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 44% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,960

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at West Virginia University Institute of Technology was $6,960. The cost of tuition at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is $-18,234 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

This chart compares the tuition costs of West Virginia University Institute of Technology (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$8,447

2017 Value

2.62%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 West Virginia University Institute of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,447. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of West Virginia University Institute of Technology grew by 2.62%.

This chart compares the average net price of West Virginia University Institute of Technology (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$9,077

Room and Board

$900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at West Virginia University Institute of Technology was of $9,077 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 6.18% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at West Virginia University Institute of Technology (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

44%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at West Virginia University Institute of Technology received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.94% with respect to 2016, when 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at West Virginia University Institute of Technology (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

8.02%

2016 Default Rate

563

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at West Virginia University Institute of Technology was 8.02%, which represents 563 out of the 7023 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Admissions

West Virginia University Institute of Technology received 1,597 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.992% annual decline. Out of those 1,597 applicants, 845 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 52.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,623 students enrolled at West Virginia University Institute of Technology in 2017, and 13% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

West Virginia University Institute of Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 41.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

52.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

845

Accepted Out of 1,597

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of West Virginia University Institute of Technology was 52.9% (845 admissions from 1,597 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 52.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -0.992%, while admissions declined by -0.588%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of West Virginia University Institute of Technology (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

13%

Submission Percentage

44

Scores Submitted

13% of enrolled first-time students at West Virginia University Institute of Technology in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

West Virginia University Institute of Technology has a total enrollment of 1,623 students. The full-time enrollment at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is 1,111 students and the part-time enrollment is 512. This means that 68.5% of students enrolled at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at West Virginia University Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.4% White, 5.85% Black or African American, 3.88% Two or More Races, 2.59% Hispanic or Latino, 1.42% Asian, 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at West Virginia University Institute of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (44.6%), followed by White Female (30.6%) and Black or African American Male (3.87%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Virginia University Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,623 students. The full-time enrollment at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is 1,111 and the part-time enrollment is 512. This means that 68.5% of students enrolled at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at West Virginia University Institute of Technology (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

63%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at West Virginia University Institute of Technology was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), West Virginia University Institute of Technology had a retention rate lower than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at West Virginia University Institute of Technology (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,256

  2. Black or African American

    95

  3. Two or More Races

    63

The enrolled student population at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is 77.4% White, 5.85% Black or African American, 3.88% Two or More Races, 2.59% Hispanic or Latino, 1.42% Asian, 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 41 students (2.53%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2017, 54 fewer women than men received degrees from West Virginia University Institute of Technology. The majority of degree recipients at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are white (123 degrees awarded). There were 15.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (8 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is General Studies (22 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (16 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (13 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at West Virginia University Institute of Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (46 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (11 degrees), and Protective Services (18 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are Software developers (787,784 people), Other managers (517,277 people), Physicians (414,813 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (342,235 people), and Civil engineers (239,480 people).

The most specialized majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are Engineering (46 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (11 degrees), Protective Services (18 degrees), Biology (8 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are Engineering (46 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (11 degrees), Protective Services (18 degrees), Biology (8 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are Computer Systems Design (919,668 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (573,773 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (488,818 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (453,307 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (352,054 people).

The most specialized majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology are Engineering (46 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (11 degrees), Protective Services (18 degrees), Biology (8 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by West Virginia University Institute of Technology.

Most Common

  1. 22 degrees awarded

  2. 16 degrees awarded

  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at West Virginia University Institute of Technology was General Studies with 22 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at West Virginia University Institute of Technology according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 105

  2. 51

In 2017, 105 degrees were awarded to men at West Virginia University Institute of Technology, which is 2.06 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (51).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 15 degrees were awarded to men at West Virginia University Institute of Technology in General Studies, which is 2.14 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 7 degrees were awarded to women at West Virginia University Institute of Technology in General Studies, which is 0.467 times less than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

10%

100% Completion Time

19%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 10% of students graduating from West Virginia University Institute of Technology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 20% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    123 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    8 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is white (123 degrees awarded). There were 15.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (8 degrees).

0.641% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    84 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    39 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at West Virginia University Institute of Technology is white male (84 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (39 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart