West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Parkersburg, WV 26104

Located in Parkersburg, West Virginia, West Virginia University at Parkersburg is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).


Campus LocaleSuburb: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN

    The West Virginia University at Parkersburg A.A.S degree is intended to prepare students qualified for the structured healthcare setting. The program is approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Inc.

    Admission Requirements:

    1. Application to WVU
    2. High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
    3. Transcripts for all college level coursework
    4. ACT or ACCUPLACER score
    5. Complete HESI Admission Assessment Examination

    The admission deadline for fall admission is the 15th of March and the deadline for spring admission is the 15th of September.  Students are admitted either as direct entry from high school or as transfers from a college program. The program will waive the need for ACT scores or ACCUPLACER scores for applicants who have a degree from an accredited institution.

    Applicants who submit completed applications will be ranked according to a composite of their ACT and HESI scores as well as cumulative grade point averages. All applicants will be notified on the status of their application.

    Successful applicants are required to submit documentation for a physical examination, drug screening and criminal background check. The college reserves the right to nullify the admission if students fail the drug screening or the criminal background check.

    The school will dissolve the waiting list on the first day of class and students not accepted into the program will be required to reapply to the program for the next semester.

    All students accepted into the program are required to attend a mandatory orientation sessions. Students who fail to attend the orientation will forfeit their place. 


Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 34
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 5

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Ohio University-Main Campus
32.7 miles away
Glenville State College
40.94 miles away
Ohio University-Zanesville Campus
58.51 miles away
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus
67.91 miles away
West Virginia University Institute of Technology
72.26 miles away
Marshall University
74 miles away
Fairmont State University
74.14 miles away
Ohio University-Southern Campus
78.55 miles away
Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus
80.47 miles away
West Liberty University
81.02 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1973 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$8,308
30k to 48k$8,452
48k to 75k$8,651
75k to 110k$10,610
Over 110k$10,698
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $141.00 $330.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26104

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