• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    617
  • Program Cost
    $23,040
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
1601 University Ave.
PO Box 6025
Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6025, United States
Website

The WVU College of Commerce was born by order of the state higher education board on Nov. 10, 1951 and has been known as the College of Business and Economics since 1971. The College offers six bachelor's, six master's, and two doctoral degrees. Business programs at the WVU College of Business & Economics are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The College of Business and Economics provides its constituencies with the knowlede, skills, tools and values required to win in the global marketplace through teaching, research and service.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    71%
  • Selectivity
    37%
  • Job Offers
    72%
  • Average Salary
    $45,250.00
  • Top Industry
    Manufacturing

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About West Virginia University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.28 GPA of All Applicants 3.31 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
37% College of Business & Economics 46% Average Across All Schools

617 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
72% 575
77% 617
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 156
37% 37.0
71% 71.0
Female
33% 33
International
53% 53
Re-Applicants
2% 2
2% 2
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Accounting
  • Other Business
  • Finance
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Other Business
  • Finance
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • West Virginia University
  • Tianjin University of Finance
  • Fulda
  • Xi'an International Studies University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Unimportant
  • Resume / Work Experience Moderately Important
  • Application Essay Moderately Important
  • Recommendations Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
0% 0
740 to 769
3% 3
3% 3
710 to 739
10% 10
14% 14
680 to 709
12% 12
19% 19
650 to 679
6% 6
3% 3
620 to 649
6% 6
11% 11
590 to 619
11% 11
13% 13
560 to 589
5% 5
8% 8
530 to 559
12% 12
16% 16
500 to 529
9% 9
13% 13
Under 500
25% 25
0% 0
English Language Requirements
580 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Manufacturing 66%
Top Industry
  • Non-profit 34%
Target 1
Top Employer
  • Pittsburgh Pirates 1
  • Texas Christian University 1
  • Security National Trust Company 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
72% College of Business & Economics 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
56% 56
61% 60.97325153374234
56% Receive Offers
56% 56
56% 55.69710982658959
56% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
16% 16
22% 21.9117610062893
16% Receive Offers
16% 16
25% 25.424767441860464
16% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
25% Graduates seeking full-time employment
7% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Target 1
  • Pittsburgh Pirates 1
  • Texas Christian University 1
  • Security National Trust Company 1
  • Z Electric Vehicles 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Finance/Accounting
28% 28
$39,500.00
35K 45K
General Management
21% 21
$44,000.00
22K 66K
Human Resources
6% 6
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
31% 31
$42,000.00
26K 90K
Information Technology
14% 14
$57,500.00
50K 65K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Manufacturing
66% 66
$54,250.00
40K 69K
Non-profit
34% 34
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
82% 82
$45,000.00
22K 66K
More than one year, up to three years
12% 12
$80,000.00
69K 90K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Middle East & North Africa
5% 5
$30,000.00 Data not provided
North America
95% 95
$45,250.00
22K 90K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
6% 6
$42,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
76% 76
$46,000.00
22K 90K
U.S. Southwest
12% 12
$32,500.00
28K 37K
U.S. West
6% 6
$30,000.00 Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 0
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 80
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • US Steel
  • Mylan Pharmacueticals

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $23,040
  • Budget $24,852
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $56,268
  • Budget $24,852
13 Full Tuition Scholarships
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
  • Some Other Criteria
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
36 College of Business & Economics 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Case study
20% 20
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Finance
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 14
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Upgraded wireless LAN, Upgraded faculty and lab PCs, Upgrade to 64-bit OS, Online course technology development, Purchased subscription to WRDs, Electronic document management system, Added print stations for students.

Students: Who are my classmates?

12% Married Students 41% International Students
32% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
92% 92
Asian American
4% 4
African American
4% 4
Student Citizenship
North America
59% 59
Asia
30% 30
Africa
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

2,896 Living MBA Alumni
3% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.