State Flag for Universities in West Virginia West Virginia Residency Rules

Red Square Means In-State Tuition is Most Difficult Difficulty

How to get in-state at Universities in West Virginia:

Hard.  A gap-year is generally the route available here for most students.  For those willing to not attend school for a year (either before or after freshman year), work full-time during the one-year domicile period…read on.


West Virginia Reciprocity Agreements:

WV is a member state of the Academic Common Market which is a limited regional reciprocity agreement among select Southern States. Favorable college tuition rates in nearby states are sometimes possible through reciprocity although many restrictions apply.

See Tuition Reciprocity Agreements Explained

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University-Specific Overviews Below:

Since every university in the state has its own policies and implementations, please see below links to available in-state overviews for universities in West Virginia. If your college is not highlighted, then please consider buying a University-Specific Nutshell Report or see all available university-specific in-state overviews.


Popular Universities in West Virginia:

West Virginia University-Morgantown


Other Universities in West Virginia:

Bluefield State College-Bluefield
Concord University-Athens
Fairmont State University-Fairmont
Glenville State College-Glenville
Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University-Huntington
Marshall University-Huntington
Shepherd University-Shepherdstown
West Liberty University-West Liberty
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine-Lewisburg
West Virginia State University-Dunbar
West Virginia University Institute of Technology-Montgomery
West Virginia University School of Medicine-Morgantown

Every College in West Virginia Is Unique

Just as every state has its own in-state regulations, each college in the state has its own interpretations. Learn everything important about how to actually earn in-state tuition at the university in West Virginia you’re most interested in.

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Everything important you need to know about actually earning in-state at your university.