West Virginia University College of Human Resources & Education

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Marilyn Potts
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $60

West Virginia University College of Human Resources Education
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 16
Acceptance rate 100.0%
Enrollment 26 full-time
118 part-time
Test requirements Neither GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for any of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 688
Acceptance rate 70.1%
Enrollment 507 full-time
477 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment N/A
Test requirements N/A

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 103
Acceptance rate 64.1%
Enrollment 104 full-time
158 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, Ph.D., Ed.D.
(9)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students N/A
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization
83.7 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 4%
student counseling and personnel services 8%
curriculum and instruction 5%
educational technology 1%
educational psychology 1%
elementary teacher education 16%
higher education administration 8%
secondary teacher education 17%
special education 29%
educational/instructional media design 1%
other 19%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 1
Master’s program graduates 319
Education specialist program graduates N/A
Doctoral program graduates 53

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 67
Part-time faculty 4
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 97%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 0.0%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $5.6
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 23.2%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 41
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 3.8
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 468
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 578 – Medium
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 64.1% – High
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.8:1 – Medium
Student-faculty ratio 2.3:1 – Medium
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $81.3
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $5.6

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Kaye Caplinger Widney
Financial aid phone (304) 293-5242

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $6,180 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $17,704 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $340 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $988 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees N/A
Room and board $7,839
Books and supplies $1,028
Miscellaneous expenses $2,225

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 23
Research assistants 27
Other appointments 14
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 64

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