Glenville State College

200 High Street, Glenville, WV 26351-1292
Tel: (304)462-7361
Public | 1,893 students
Glenville State College provides a tradition of high quality education through innovation in the design, delivery, and evaluation of programs and services, workforce development, and comprehensive student services; a community of active learners dedicated to lifelong learning, effective teaching, applied scholarship, creative activities, and service; leadership that promotes excellence in learning, teaching, cultural vitality, and economic development in a global community.

School Overview:

Glenville State College
CountyGilmer County, WV
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
83 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,893 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,234 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
659 students137 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted84%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)350-450450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)370-460460-573
ACT English (25-75%)15-2119-25
ACT Math (25-75%)16-2018-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)16-2120-25

School Notes:

  • Glenville State College was established in 1872 for the purpose of providing quality educational opportunities to the citizens of West Virginia. Originally founded as a teacher’s college, Glenville State College remains a leader in preparing teachers. Along with its emphasis on teacher preparation, the College has responded to the needs of West Virginia and has developed additional programs in a variety of areas. The College is committed to six core values student-centered, community, integrity, tradition, leadership and family.
  • Glenville State College offers more than more than 30 degree programs, minors available in many major fields, having Student to faculty ratio of 19:1 and Average class size of 18.
  • Glenville State College is a small college located in the mountains of Central West Virginia. Surrounded by the natural beauty of Wild, Wonderful West Virginia as well as a caring rural community, our students have access to an abundance of unique outdoor and cultural opportunities. We are proud of our rich tradition of providing high quality educational opportunities and the value of education for creating futures.
  • Glenville State College is accredited by the Commission of Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504, (800) 621-7440. GSC is also accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and is approved by the West Virginia Department of Education for teacher licensure.
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Ohio Valley University
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