Study at Fairmont State UniversityFairmont State University is a public university located in Fairmont. It was established in 1865 as the West Virginia Normal School. After a few name and status changes, it was finally named Fairmont State University on April 7, 2004. The university enrolls more than 7, 000 students. FSU offers more than 80 baccalaureate and 45 associates degrees and several masters degrees. FSU is organized into the following academic divisions:
Fairmont State University's athletic teams are nicknamed the Falcons. They participate in the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in the NCAA Division II.
College of Liberal Arts
College of Science and Technology
School of Business
School of Education
School of Fine Arts
School of Nursing and Allied Health Admin
Profile of Fairmont State UniversityFairmont State is in Fairmont, WV. Fairmont is a town not far from a more urbanized area. The school is a public institution. Fairmont State issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.
Fields of study in vogue at the school include education and teaching, engineering technician, and security and law enforcement.
Fairmont State Selectivity
Not all applicants to Fairmont State are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 550 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 430 to 530 in 2007.
The most successful professors at Fairmont State are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.
Approximately 4, 464 students study at the school .
Students at Fairmont State can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference athletics. Fairmont State Programs and Degrees
Contact: Fairmont StateFairmont State University
|General Category||General Category||Most Common Majors |
|Education and Teaching||181||education, middle school teaching, teacher Education|
|Business and Management||159||business management, accounting|
|Liberal Arts||80||general studies, sociology, English, history, political science, Spanish language, social studies, French language, . . . |
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||80||registered nursing|
|Engineering Technician||68||civil engineering tech, mechanical engineering tech, architectural engineering tech, occupational safety tech, aerospace engineering tech, electronics tech|
|Security and Law Enforcement||60||criminal justice and safety, forensic science|
|Therapy and Counselling||50||psychology|
|Computer Science and Engineering||27||information science, computer and info science|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||22||exercise science|
|Media||15||printing press operation, communication studies|
|Family and Social Work||9||family and consumer science|
|Medical administration||6||health care administration|
|Photography and Commercial Art||3||commercial art|
|Drama and Performing Arts||2||drama|
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