Which West Virginia schools receive the most state student aid?


West Virginia University, Marshall University and Fairmont State University reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among West Virginia schools, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top West Virginia recipients of state student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
West Virginia University
Morgantown
26,864
1,894
$8,986,318
$4,745
2
Marshall University
Huntington
13,204
1,142
$5,319,526
$4,658
3
Fairmont State University
Fairmont
3,947
477
$1,787,533
$3,747
4
Shepherd University
Shepherdstown
3,648
292
$1,186,294
$4,063
5
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Buckhannon
1,294
176
$892,404
$5,070
6
Concord University
Athens
2,040
238
$873,266
$3,669
7
Potomac State College of West Virginia University
Keyser
1,340
258
$769,496
$2,983
8
West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Beckley
1,755
192
$718,233
$3,741
9
University of Charleston
Charleston
2,623
155
$593,741
$3,831
10
West Virginia State University
Institute
3,692
173
$579,288
$3,348

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Concord University Fairmont State University Marshall University Potomac State College of West Virginia University Shepherd University University of Charleston West Virginia State University West Virginia University West Virginia University Institute of Technology West Virginia Wesleyan College

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