Glenville State College

200 High St, Glenville, Glenville, United States
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Overview of Glenville State College

About this school

Glenville State, founded as a Normal school in 1872, is a public college. Its 347-acre campus is located in Glenville, between Charleston and Clarksburg.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,732
    • Men:955 (55.1%)
    • Women:777 (44.9%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Glenville State College is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
15
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
200 High Street
City, State, Zip
Glenville, WV  26351-1200
Phone
(304) 462-4128
Fax
(304) 462-8619
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
College preparatory program required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
72% of 1,430 applicants were admitted
Women
75% of 718 applicants were admitted
Men
70% of 712 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
478 (46%) of 1,036 admitted students enrolled
Women
171 (32%) of 536 admitted students enrolled
Men
307 (61%) of 500 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.10
375 And Above
13%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
14%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |17-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
12%
• Score 18 - 23
54%
• Score 12 - 17
31%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $9,096|Out-of-state: $18,312
  • Room & Board: - $10,042 (66.03537844413756%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (6.5759189846781085%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,165 (27.38870257118432%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Glenville State College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003813
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
292 (98.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
260 (89.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
258 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
31 (12.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$14,108
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 214 (82.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,860
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 194 (75.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,034
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 190 (73.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
6 (2.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,700

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,002 (95.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
888 (88.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
881 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
118 (13.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$14,539
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 761 (86.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,571
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 647 (73.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,014
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 614 (69.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
27 (2.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,171

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,608
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
7.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
14.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Education, English, International Studies, Mathematics, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,235

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


63

Part-Time Faculty


67

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


28%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 35% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
195,682

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
183
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Glenville State College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


62.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


15.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


26.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


30.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (28)


  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Education, Business/marketing, Natural resources/environmental science

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


1,551

Nearest Metropolitan Area


331 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
16.2 average low in January, 77.6 average high in September
Rain
152 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
100 mile(s) from campus in Charleston
Nearest Bus Station
65 mile(s) from campus in Clarksburg
Nearest Train Station
100 mile(s) from campus in Charleston

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


33% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


66%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Pioneer
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, fencing, rock climbing, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Glenville State College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, music educators national conference, student government association, student support services, student advisory committee, glenville student action

Sororities


1% of women participate

Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,044

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,732
Women
777
Men
955

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.6% Asian
  • 19.1% Black/African-American
  • 1.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 67.9% White
  • 9.9% Unknown

International Students


0.3% from 2 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources