High School Counselors
Greetings, Counselors! We appreciate the hard work and dedication you provide to students during the college selection process. The following information provides some ways for you to keep in touch with us and useful codes and statistics.
- Join Our Mailing List
- Join a Webinar
- Freshman Class Profile for 2017
- Important Codes
- Required High School Units
Join Our Mailing List
For updates regarding West Virginia University, you can join our mailing list to receive our newsletter.
Join a Webinar
Learn about the academic and research opportunities WVU offers your students from the comfort of your office. We will also share information about admissions updates, automatic scholarship opportunities and WVU’s rolling admissions process. Bring your questions to the live question-and-answer session at the end.
If you would like for us to email you when the registration for this event opens, please complete our out-of-state secondary and college counselor webinar interest form.
Freshman Class Profile for 2017
A quick overview of the average scores for our incoming class of freshmen in 2017:
- GPA: 3.52
- SAT: 1140
- ACT: 24
WVU converts all submitted test scores to an average SAT that reflects post-March 2016 conversions.
Important codes that you may need when referencing WVU:
- FAFSA School Code: 003827
- SAT Code: 5904
- ACT Code: 4540
- TOEFL Code: 5904
Required High School Units
This the full list of unit requirements a high school student must complete to be considered for admission to WVU.
- 4 units of English (including grammar, composition and literature)
- 3 units of college preparatory mathematics (units must be Algebra I or higher, Math I or higher and include Algebra II; Transitional Math for High School Seniors will also be accepted)
- 4 units of social studies/fine arts (any combination of social studies, fine arts or humanities will fulfill the requirement; combination must include U.S.studies/history)
- 3 units of science (recommended units include biology, chemistry, physics, anatomy and environmental science)
- 2 units of the same world language (American Sign Language is acceptable)
Application Fee Waiver
High school counselors can use the Application Fee Waiver Form to apply to have the application fee waived for select students.
We have several admissions counselors who are happy to help answer your questions or even visit your school. Please feel free to contact them at any time. Alternatively, you can also contact Adele Siba with any concerns and/or requests.
Assistant Director of Admissions
West Virginia University