West Virginia has a number of colleges and universities with different qualities that should be considered. From a safety standpoint, West Virginia State University beats out Marshall University with a safety score of 90.4 out of 100 to 88.0 out of 100.

The average student loan varies from school to school with Wheeling Jesuit University having the highest average outstanding student loan amount of $8123. However, students are able to save some money by searching online for cheap textbooks with our textbook search engine located in the sidebar.

When determining the best overall college or university in West Virginia, including multiple factors such as quality of education, safety, cost and student reviews – West Virginia University scores highest with a 84.3 out of 100 score, followed by Wheeling Jesuit University (79.6) and Marshall University (78.8). For more detailed information on particular schools select from the list below:

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