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DOWNLOAD OUR GUIDE: Everything You Need to Know About Applying to Graduate School at West Virginia University
If you’re thinking about applying to an advanced program at West Virginia University, we hope you’ll check out this guide for an in-depth look into the application process for WVU’s advanced programs.

Applying to Graduate School at WVU Guide

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We did the math for you. Review the approximate cost of enrolling in your graduate program of interest by credit hour or semester.

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Tuition Rates

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Tuition Rates Cost Per Year
In-state tuition & fees $10,098
Out-of-state tuition & fees $25,632
Room & board expenses $11,860

(Rates are subject to change. The listed costs are based on two semesters with a minimum of 12 credits each.)


WVU has 245 Graduate and Professional Programs, including graduate certificates.


Several of WVU's programs are ranked among the top 100 Graduate Schools according to U.S News & World Report's America's Best Graduate Schools. 


WVU students come to Morgantown from 108 nations, every West Virginia county and all 50 U.S. states (plus D.C.)

West Virginia is our home.

Here are some free resources to help you decide if it should also be yours.

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A Guide to Graduate Assistantships at West Virginia University        

This guide was designed to showcase the various graduate assistantships that students at West Virginia University can apply for while enrolled in an advanced academic program. We’ll discuss the benefits of a GA position, what kind of GA positions WVU offers, and next steps for applying to one. [Download the Guide]

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A Guide to Financing Graduate School

The Admissions team at WVU knows that funding a graduate degree can be a stressful venture, but we’re here to help you make strategic financial choices. With this digital resource, you will learn about the current costs of higher education, the real ROI of a graduate degree, FAFSA and scholarship research tips, and much more! [Explore the Digital Resource]

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The GRE Cheat Sheet -           A Guide to Acing the GRE 

We scoured the web to find the most useful information, practice tests, and prep courses for the GRE available to you. That way, you can focus your time and energy on actually preparing for the GRE instead of spending hours figuring out how to prepare. [Access the Cheat Sheet]


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Are you interested in making a career change?

Make the Change: A Comprehensive Guide to Graduate Programs for Career Changers 
There are many reasons to change careers. Whatever your reason, it is possible for you to switch careers and pursue one that more aligns with your desires and talents. Here at WVU, we are dedicated to helping you figure out how to do just that. That's why we created a digital resource page - a resource designed to education you on how to change academic fields and ultimately, your career.

Explore the Digital Resource
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Is pursuing a graduate degree online the right choice for you?

The Online Graduate School Toolkit: Everything You Need to Know About Choosing an Online Graduate Program at West Virginia University.

The Admissions professionals at WVU are dedicated to making online graduate programs accessible to nontraditional learners.  Whether you’re curious about online vs. face-to-face learning, the advantages and disadvantages of graduate school online, or the ROI of a graduate degree – we’re here to help! This digital toolkit will help you make an informed and confident decision regarding your next academic venture!

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