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Location: Buckhannon, West Virginia
Calendar: Two 14-week terms
one month optional May Term
optional summer term
Affiliation: The United Methodist Church
Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts-Graphic Design
Bachelor of Music Education
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science
Master of Business Administration
Masters of Science in Athletic Training
Masters of Science in Nursing
Masters of Fine Arts-Creative Writing
Special Programs: Honors Program
Study Abroad
Internships in United States including the Washington Center
Learning Center
Writing Center
Athletics: NCAA Division II
Mountain East Conference
Nickname: Bobcats
School Colors: Orange and Black
Student Activities and Organizations – Music, Drama, and Literary Organizations
– 21 NCAA Division II Athletic Teams
– Five National Social Sororities
– Four National Social Fraternities
– Intramural and Outdoor Recreation Programs
– Community Service Programs
– Honoraries and Department Organizations
The College Offers 49 Academic Majors Ten most popular majors for current undergraduates:
Education, Nursing, Exercise Science, Biology, Psychology, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Physics, Criminal Justice, Business Administration and Athletic Training
Financial Aid Full-time Undergraduates Greater than 95% of students receive some sort of financial assistance (grants, scholarships, loans and student work opportunities).
Endowment Value $42.38 million (as of 6/30/16)
Alumni Participation Rate 18% (FY 2016)
Undergraduate (Fall 2016)
Full-Time Undergraduates 1,367
Part-Time Undergraduates 29
Total Undergraduates 1,396
Master of Business Administration (Fall 2016)
Full-Time Graduate Students 18
Part-Time Graduate Students 1
Total Graduate Students 19
*24 FT 5Yr UG students are included in the FT UG count
Master in Education (Fall 2016)
Full-Time Graduate Students 9
Part-Time Graduate Students 3
Total Graduate Students 12
*14 FT 5Yr UG Students are included in the FT UG count
Masters of Science in Athletic Training (Fall 2016)
Full-Time Graduate Students 10
Part-Time Graduate Students 0
Total Graduate Students 10
Masters of Science in Nursing (Fall 2016)
Full-Time Graduate Students 79
Part-Time Graduate Students 8
Total Graduate Students 87
Master of Fine Arts – Creative Writing (Fall 2016)
Full-Time Graduate Students 18
Part-Time Graduate Students 0
Total Graduate Students 18
Undergraduate Students from 27 countries and 35 states
Men 631 45.2%
Women 765 54.8%
In-State 828 59.3%
Out-of-State 481 34.5%
International 87 6.2%
Minority 202 14.5%
Tuition, Fees, Room and Board 2015-2016
Yearly Tuition $28,574.00
Yearly Room and Board $8,248.00
Yearly Fees $1,178.00
Yearly Direct Costs $38,000.00
Full-Time 90
Part-Time 66
Total Faculty 156
Student/Faculty Ratio 13 to 1