Paying for College

Future Students

Incoming freshmen are automatically considered for merit-based scholarship at the time they submit their application to WVU. Engineering scholarship monies are limited so early application to WVU is strongly encouraged, but no additional scholarship application is required.

Funding your Education

Scholarships

WVU and the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources offer scholarships to incoming freshmen based on their high school GPA and ACT/SAT scores. College-level scholarships include, but are not limited to:

Engineering Excellence Level 1 Scholarship

High School GPA  Math ACT/SAT

3.8

ACT Math: 32
ACT Composite: 30
or
SAT Math Pre-March 2016: 720
SAT Total Pre-March 2016: 1340
or
SAT Math March 2016 or later: 750
SAT Math and Evidence Based Reading & Writing: 1400

Renewal Criteria: Earn 30 credit hours per academic year with a cumulative 3.25 GPA.

Engineering Excellence Level 2 Scholarship

High School GPA  Math ACT/SAT

3.6

ACT Math: 29
ACT Composite: 26
or
SAT Math Pre-March 2016: 650 
SAT Total Pre-March 2016: 1180
or
SAT Math March 2016 or later: 670
SAT Math and Evidence Based Reading & Writing: 1250

Renewal Criteria: Earn 30 credit hours per academic year with a cumulative 3.00 GPA.

Separate applications are not required. Eligibility will be determined during the admissions process.

Campus-Wide Scholarships

WVU offers a multitude of scholarships to students regardless of their major or chosen focus. To explore these options and to determine your eligibility, visit the Undergraduate Scholarship Office homepage.

Financial Aid

Financial aid options include grants, loans, and part-time employment. In order to be considered eligible for any form of financial aid, including scholarships, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA). Find out more at WVU's Financial Aid Office.

Tuition Reciprocity

Tuition reciprocity may be available depending on the major(s) you are interested in pursuing. Participating states include Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. You can find more information at WVU Admissions and you can contact us.