West Virginia University Institute of Technology

405 Fayette Pike, Montgomery, WV 25136
Tel: (304)442-1000
Public | 1,100 students
Located just 30 minutes outside the State Capitol of Charleston, WVU Tech is nestled between the Appalachian Mountains and the beautiful Kanawha River. This environment provides students with a hometown feel with university advantages. The Tech campus is rich in history and heritage with over 100 years of dedication to higher education with academic excellence through nationally recognized programs of study. Tech stands out as an institution of higher learning with numerous accolades.

School Overview:

West Virginia University Institute of Technology
CountyFayette County, WV
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
89 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,100 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
840 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
260 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 Admitted46%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)410-530450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)440-560460-573
ACT English (25-75%)17-2319-25
ACT Math (25-75%)17-2318-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)19-2320-25

School Notes:

  • Our baccalaureate engineering programs are among the nation's best, our liberal arts programs are highly rated in the southeast United States, our printing management program is the best in the country, our nursing program is a tremendous asset to all of West Virginia and our faculty is consistently evaluated as dedicated, caring and skilled.
  • Baccalaureate degrees are offered in engineering, the sciences, computer science, business areas, social sciences, nursing, and humanities, and engineering technologies. Associate degrees are offered in engineering and industrial technologies, health, business, and general studies, The College also offers a Regents degree program for nontraditional students as well as extension and continuing education. One graduate degree, the master's of engineering, is offered.
  • Tech not only offers great academics, but we also have an extended campus life for our students. With over 50 clubs and organizations, a strong intramural sports program, cultural, intellectual and entertainment programs and other extra-curricular activities. We are located within easy access to many outdoor activities like skiing, whitewater rafting, camping, fishing, hiking, biking and rock climbing.
  • According to U.S.News & World Report's 2005 Best Colleges edition, Tech's engineering program was ranked in the top 100 nationwide. In addition, the 2004 U.S.News & World Report Best Colleges edition, Tech was ranked 4th among public comprehensive colleges in the South.
  • West Virginia University Institute of Technology is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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