Engineering

2021 Best Value Colleges for Engineering in West Virginia

2 Colleges
928 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,019 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Engineering School for You

Best Value Colleges for Engineering in West VirginiaIn 2018-2019, engineering students earned 928 bachelor's degrees from a West Virginia school, making the subject the 5th in the state. This means that 0.7% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Engineering in West Virginia ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in engineering. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. We are more focused on engineering schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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2021 Best Value Engineering Schools in West Virginia

The following schools top our list of the Best Engineering Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Engineering Schools in West Virginia

West Virginia University Institute of Technology comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Beckley, West Virginia University Tech is a public college with a small student population. West Virginia University Tech did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Engineering in West Virginia list.

The average student at West Virginia University Tech graduates in less than 4.4 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $22,552. This means that the average student pays around $99,680 to get a bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University Tech. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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#2

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to West Virginia University. Located in the small city of Morgantown, WVU is a public school with a fairly large student population. WVU also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Engineering in West Virginia rankings.

At WVU, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $27,485. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from WVU be around $122,583. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Best Engineering Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 958
Florida 5,865
Virginia 3,378
Georgia 3,528
Alabama 2,794
Tennessee 1,750
North Carolina 2,926
South Carolina 1,641
Louisiana 1,842
Kentucky 1,081
Arkansas 816

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 254
Industrial Engineering 116
Civil Engineering 109
Petroleum Engineering 103
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 79

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Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 829
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 629
Natural Resources & Conservation 483
Physical Sciences 224
Engineering Technologies 165

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Petty Officer 3rd Class Declan Barnes.

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