West Virginia Liberal Arts Colleges

There are 14 liberalarts colleges located throughout West Virginia (8 public colleges and 6 private colleges), serving 28,176 students.

West Virginia Liberal Arts College by County:

Town
College
# Students
  
University Of Charleston
(Private, non-profit)
1,935
  Athens
2,834
  Bethany
Bethany College (bethany)
(Private not-for-profit)
842
  Bluefield
1,943
  Buckhannon
West Virginia Wesleyan College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,394
  Elkins
Davis & Elkins College
(Private not-for-profit)
818
  Fairmont
4,759
  Glenville
1,893
  Institute
2,748
  Montgomery
1,100
  Philippi
Alderson Broaddus College
(Private not-for-profit)
870
  Shepherdstown
4,308
  Vienna
Ohio Valley University
(Private not-for-profit)
478
  West Liberty
2,254

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