Best Colleges in West Virginia for 2017

Nearly 30 Schools Highlighted for Student Services, Career Prep, Overall Program Quality

SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) April 11, 2017 – LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has used metrics provided by the government to select the best colleges and universities in Arizona for 2017. 6 four-year schools had the qualifying scores to be included, and Arizona State University Tempe, University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University were the top three. Of the 20 two-year schools included in the ranking, Cochise College, Northland Pioneer College, Mesa Community College, GateWay Community College and Eastern Arizona College were the top five. A full list of schools is included below.

“These West Virginia schools have created a culture of both academic and career success,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “When we look at measures of alumni success next to each school’s quality of education, these are the clear leaders in the state.”

To be included on West Virginia’s “Best Colleges” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also scored on more than a dozen additional data points including diversity of program offerings, career services, educational counseling, financial aid availability, graduation rates and student/teacher ratios.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in West Virginia” list, visit https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/west-virginia/

The Best Four-Year Colleges in West Virginia for 2017 include:
  • Alderson Broaddus University
  • Bethany College
  • Bluefield State College
  • Concord University
  • Davis & Elkins College
  • Fairmont State University
  • Glenville State College
  • Marshall University
  • Ohio Valley University
  • Shepherd University
  • University of Charleston
  • West Liberty University
  • West Virginia State University
  • West Virginia University
  • West Virginia University Institute of Technology
  • West Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Wheeling Jesuit University
The Best Two-Year Colleges in West Virginia for 2017 include:
  • Ben Franklin Career Center
  • Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
  • BridgeValley Community & Technical College
  • Cabell County Career Technology Center
  • Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College
  • Mountwest Community and Technical College
  • New River Community and Technical College
  • Pierpont Community and Technical College
  • Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
  • West Virginia Northern Community College

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