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State Quick Facts: West Virginia

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
1018 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Suite 700
Charleston, West Virginia 25301
Telephone: 304-558-2101
Fax: 304-558-5719
www.hepc.wvnet.edu



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
1,814
College-aged (18-25):
105
White:
1,712
Black:
62
Hispanic:
20
Asian:
10
Native American:
2
Male:
888
Female:
926
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
44
Public:
23
4-year:
12
2-year:
11
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
9


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
116,848
Public (Fall 06):
86,501

Independent, Not-for-Profit (Fall 06):

11,271
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
87,292
Graduate (Fall 06):
11,084
First Professional (Fall 06):
2,143
White (Fall 07):
101,738
Black (Fall 07):
7,807
Hispanic (Fall 07):
2,673
Asian (Fall 07):
1,799
Native American (Fall 07):
543
Alien (Fall 07):
2,288
Male (Fall 06):
43,807
Female (Fall 06):
56,712
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
20,017
Associates:
3,844
Bachelor:
11,488
Graduate:
4,685
White:
16,777
Black:
961
Hispanic:
294
Asian:
241
Native American:
62
Alien:
588
Other (not incl. above)
1,094
Male:
8,920
Female:
11,097

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$433,245
  Selected State Reports:
Statistical Profile of Higher Education in West Virginia (scroll down to Statistical Profile)

Sources –
Population: Resident FY 2008 Estimate, U.S. Census Bureau
Institutions: FY 2007-2008, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Enrollments: FY Fall 2006 and Fall 2007, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Completions: FY 2007-2008, SHEEO-SPRC and NCES/IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Appropriations: Educational Appropriations Nominal and Un-Adjusted Dollars from SHEEO-SHEF FY 2008. Educational appropriations measure state and local support available for public higher education operating expenses and excludes appropriations for independent institutions, financial aid for students attending independent institutions, and research, agriculture, and medical (RAM) purposes.

This is a product of the SHEEO/NCES Network.
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