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Focus on learning instead of worrying about how you'll pay for college. 94% of first-time students receive financial aid and scholarships.


Approximate how much it cost to earn your degree:

Tuition rates of Associate Degree and Bachelor Degree for West Virginia Residents, Metro and Non-residents.
Tuition Rates Associate Degree
Per Year
Bachelor Degree
Per Year
WV Residents $4,536 $5,568
WV Invests Eligible Majors $4,220 N/A
Metro $7,296 $8,568
Non-Residents $11,544 $12,912

Program Tuition, books, and supplies are not included in amounts listed above. 

Metro fees available to residents of:

  • Maryland: Allegany and Garrett Counties
  • Pennsylvania: Bedford, Fayette and Somerset Counties
  • Virginia: Frederick County and City of Winchester

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Room & Board

Need to get a quick room and board rate? Our room and board are very affordable.

Rates for room and board cost per year.
Rates Cost Per Year
Room $4,138
Board $4,356

(Rates are subject to change. The listed costs are based on two semesters with a minimum of 12 credits each. Room and board costs are based on double occupancy in a residence hall and a 15-meal plan. Calculate your cost.)

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With financial aid, scholarships and grants,
you’ll find Potomac State tuition very affordable. 

In fact, we're one of the nation's most affordable four-year colleges, as ranked by the U.S. Department of Education.

Tuition and Fees

Potomac State has one of the lowest tuitions of any four-year college in West Virginia.

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Financial Aid

Begin the financial aid process by submitting the FAFSA as early as possible – between Oct. 1 and March 1 – at

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Potomac State offers a variety of scholarships to qualified students, including academic and athletic awards.

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Estimate Your Costs

Looking for a quick ballpark figure of what your Potomac State education will cost? We’ve got you covered.

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Federal and state grant programs can help pay your college costs. Grants are typically need-based and not required to be paid back.

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