West Virginia University

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PO Box 6130
Morgantown, WV 26506

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The College of Law at West Virginia University has an application deadline of March 1. The full-time program application fee at the College of Law at West Virginia University is $50. The part-time program application fee at the College of Law at West Virginia University is $50. Its tuition is full-time: $17,658 per year (in-state); full-time: $33,714 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $981 per credit (in-state); and part-time: $1,873 per credit (out-of-state). The student-faculty ratio is 10.1:1. The College of Law at West Virginia University has 54 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

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Year founded 1878
Public/private Public
Law school designation Regional


Application deadline March 1
Full-time program application fee $50
Part-time program application fee $50
Admissions phone (304) 293-5304
Admissions email wvulaw.admissions@mail.wvu.edu
Website http://law.wvu.edu/


Full- and part-time faculty 54
Student-faculty ratio 10.1:1
Total faculty 67

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 379
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 130


Tuition and fees

Full-time: $17,658 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $33,714 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $981 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,873 per credit (out-of-state)

Room and board $11,115


Employed at graduation2 59.9%
Median private sector starting salary $65,000
Median public service starting salary $55,008


Total volumes and volume equivalents 384,941

* Law School Overview details based on 2013 data

2. Represents the percentage of all 2012 graduates who had a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage. These employment rates are part of the data on placement success used to determine a school’s ranking.

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