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Fairmont Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Fairmont Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Fairmont, West Virginia

There are at least 3 colleges in Fairmont, listed and described below. These schools represent 7,378 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 5,686 full-time students, and a reported 2,136 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community and Technical College.

We also provide an extensive list of West Virginia Colleges.

Colleges in Fairmont with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Fairmont State University
1201 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV 26554-2470

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, education, registered nursing, criminal justice and safety, general studies, middle school teaching, psychology, architectural engineering tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 4,464 students, 3,763 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,068 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 430-530. Math: 430-530.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Fairmont Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia
120 Jackson St
Fairmont, WV 26554

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: medical assistant, pharmacy tech, nursing assistant, dental assistant, electrocardiograph tech, medical coding, phlebotomy, home health aide
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 36 students, 87 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Pierpont Community and Technical College
1201 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV 26554

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: nursing assistant, general studies, graphic communications courses, child care management, criminal justice and police, business and related services, respiratory therapy assistant, veterinary assistant
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 2,878 students, 1,836 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,068 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Bridgeport Colleges 1 7,306 219  
Clarksburg Colleges 3 16,743 114  
Morgantown Colleges 6 26,809 28,435 5,375
Philippi Colleges 1 2,870 751 580

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