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Fairmont State University

Fairmont, WV

Fairmont State University says, "The general studies curriculum ensures that students possess a wide range of skills and knowledge to enhance their lives after graduation. The knowledge, skills, and abilities obtained through general studies transcend specific disciplines and are valued by employers at all levels and by society in general. Fairmont State supports a general studies curriculum so that our students appreciate the diversity of disciplines as they discover possibilities in their interdependence." [Source]

Website: http://www.fairmontstate.edu/

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3,563
Undergraduate
Enrollment
26%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$7,738
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$16,814
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

15:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
10.9%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

YES

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

YES


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General Education Assessment

Fairmont State University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 7/16/2020

2018-19 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.