How much does Fairmont State University cost?

Fairmont State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $6,950
Out-of-state $14,666
On-Campus Room and Board $9,656
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,426
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $8,014
$30,000-$48,000 $8,210
$48,000-$75,000 $10,844
$75,000-$110,000 $8,014
Over $110,000 $13,975

Fairmont State University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 92% $6,398
Federal Grants 49% $4,457
Pell grants 49% $4,165
Other federal grants 8% $645
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 60% $3,815
Institutional grants or scholarships 28% $2,350
Student loan aid 61% $7,550
Federal student loans 60% $7,556
Other student loans 5% $8,734

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 153 Up to $1,500
Do community service 297 Up to $500
Visit a college campus 301 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 152 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Take a challenging class 317 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 195 Up to $10,000
Take a foreign language class 186 Up to $5,000
Do an extracurricular activity 300 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Fairmont State University Admissions

What is Fairmont State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 71%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 15% of applicants
SAT Reading 470-580
SAT Math 470-560
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 85% of applicants
Composite Score 18-23

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Fairmont State University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3661
Living on campus 8%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Fairmont State University Graduation Success

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About Fairmont State University


1201 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Distant Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify