West Virginia Colleges Tuition Trends Over The Current Decade (The 2010s)

There are 77 colleges in West Virginia State - 41 public and 36 private schools. The average tuition & fees of public schools are $5,501 for West Virginia residents and $12,378 for others in 2017. It increase 5.61% from last year and 24.12% from 2010 cumulatively. For private schools, the average tuition & fees are $16,964 which are increased -0.67% from last year and 9.93% from 2010 cumulatively.


Tuition & Fees Trends of West Virginia Colleges from 2010 to 2017

Next table and charts illustrates the tuition changes from 2010 to 2017 for West Virginia colleges and universities. The costs officially published by IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education and due to the data availability, the avarage amount mainly based on 2-4 years and 4 years colleges and universities.
Undergraduate (Public) Undergraduate (Private) Graduate (Public) Graduate (Private)
For West Virginia public schools, the 2017 undergraduate in-state tuition & fees are $5,501 which has increased by 40.84% over the current decade and the out-of-state cost is $12,378 which has risen by 24.12%. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 3.45% while last year increase rate was 5.61%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for West Virginia Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$3,906$4,137$4,363$4,719$4,954$5,083$5,501
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.92%5.46%8.16%4.98%2.60%8.22%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.92%11.71%20.82%26.84%30.14%40.84%
Out-of-State Costs$9,973$10,421$10,685$11,225$11,485$11,721$12,378
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%4.50%2.53%5.06%2.32%2.06%5.61%
Cumulative Rates0.00%4.50%7.13%12.55%15.16%17.52%24.12%
For private schools in West Virginia state, the 2017 undergraduate tuition & fees are $16,964 which has increased by 9.93% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 1.42% while last year increase rate was -0.67%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for West Virginia Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$15,432$15,846$16,405$16,692$16,848$17,078$16,964
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%2.69%3.53%1.75%0.93%1.37%-0.67%
Cumulative Rates0.00%2.69%6.31%8.17%9.18%10.67%9.93%
The average graduate school tuition & fees of West Virginia public schools are $7,418 which has increased by 48.24% over the current decade and the out-of-state graduate cost is $15,008 which has risen by 36.50%. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 5.21% while last year increase rate was -0.94%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for West Virginia Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$5,004$5,764$6,128$6,637$7,030$7,425$7,418
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%15.18%6.32%8.30%5.93%5.62%-0.10%
Cumulative Rates0.00%15.18%22.46%32.62%40.49%48.38%48.24%
Out-of-State Costs$10,995$12,155$12,790$13,695$14,442$15,150$15,008
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%10.55%5.23%7.07%5.46%4.91%-0.94%
Cumulative Rates0.00%10.55%16.33%24.55%31.35%37.79%36.50%
For private graduate schools in West Virginia state, the 2017 tuition & fees are $11,953 which has increased by 7.20% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 1.02843% while last year increase rate was -1.55%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for West Virginia Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$11,150$11,521$12,837$12,508$12,724$12,140$11,953
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%3.32%11.43%-2.56%1.73%-4.59%-1.55%
Cumulative Rates0.00%3.32%15.13%12.18%14.12%8.88%7.20%
You can check the changes of other college costs including room & board costs, book & supplies, and other living expenses at West Virginia college cost trends.

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