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ONE OF THE NATION'S MOST
AFFORDABLE FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES

Compare us with other colleges and you’ll see how favorably we stack up.

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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
Metro $7,296 $8,568
Non-Residents $11,544 $12,912

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.)

Room & Board Costs

WVU Potomac State College is one of the nation’s most affordable four-year colleges, as ranked by the U.S. Department of Education.

We’re committed to providing affordable, quality education. And because we know financial aid is vital to making that happen, we work with every student to come up with the grants, scholarships and other resources needed. 


Per Credit Hour Up to 12 Hours Per Semester
University Tuition University Fees1 Program Tuition Total University Tuition University Fees1 Program Tuition Total
Associate Degree Programs            
Resident  $       169  $         20  $       -    $    189    $     2,028  $       240  $         -    $  2,268
Non-Resident  $       461  $         20  $       -    $    481    $     5,532  $       240  $         -    $  5,772
Metro  $       284  $         20  $       -    $    304    $     3,408  $       240  $         -    $  3,648
                   
Associate Degree - Applied Sciences Division                  
Resident  $       169  $         20  $        9  $    198    $     2,028  $       240  $      108  $  2,376
Non-Resident  $       461  $         20  $        9  $    490    $     5,532  $       240  $      108  $  5,880
Metro  $       284  $         20  $        9  $    313    $     3,408  $       240  $      108  $  3,756
                   
Associate Degree - Liberal Arts Division                  
Resident  $       169  $         20  $        8  $    197    $     2,028  $       240  $        96  $  2,364
Non-Resident  $       461  $         20  $        8  $    489    $     5,532  $       240  $        96  $  5,868
Metro  $       284  $         20  $        8  $    312    $     3,408  $       240  $        96  $  3,744
                   
Associate Degree - STEM Division                  
Resident  $       169  $         20  $      10  $    199    $     2,028  $       240  $      120  $  2,388
Non-Resident  $       461  $         20  $      10  $    491    $     5,532  $       240  $      120  $  5,892
Metro  $       284  $         20  $      10  $    314    $     3,408  $       240  $      120  $  3,768
                   
Bachelor's Degree2                  
Resident  $       212  $         20  $       -    $    232    $     2,544  $       240  $         -    $  2,784
Non-Resident  $       518  $         20  $       -    $    538    $     6,216  $       240  $         -    $  6,456
Metro  $       337  $         20  $       -    $    357    $     4,044  $       240  $         -    $  4,284
       
Bachelor's Degree2 - Applied Sciences Division                  
Resident  $       212  $         20  $        9  $    241    $     2,544  $       240  $      108  $  2,892
Non-Resident  $       518  $         20  $        9  $    547    $     6,216  $       240  $      108  $  6,564
Metro  $       337  $         20  $        9  $    366    $     4,044  $       240  $      108  $  4,392
       
Bachelor's Degree2 - Liberal Arts Division                  
Resident  $       212  $         20  $        8  $    240    $     2,544  $       240  $        96  $  2,880
Non-Resident  $       518  $         20  $        8  $    546    $     6,216  $       240  $        96  $  6,552
Metro  $       337  $         20  $        8  $    365    $     4,044  $       240  $        96  $  4,380
       
Bachelor's Degree2 - STEM Division                  
Resident  $       212  $         20  $      10  $    242    $     2,544  $       240  $      120  $  2,904
Non-Resident  $       518  $         20  $      10  $    548    $     6,216  $       240  $      120  $  6,576
Metro  $       337  $         20  $      10  $    367    $     4,044  $       240  $      120  $  4,404
                   
Bachelor's Degree3 - Nursing (BSN)                  
Resident  $       212  $         20  $    222  $    454    $     2,544  $       240  $   2,664  $  5,448
Non-Resident  $       518  $         20  $    597  $ 1,135    $     6,216  $       240  $   7,164  $13,620
                   
High School ACCESS  $         25      $      25          
                   
1University Fees are only assessed during the Fall & Spring semesters.
2The bachelor rate is assessed to students after completing an AAS degree and enrolling in one of Potomac State's Bachelors of Applied Sciences programs including the RBA (Regents Bachelor of Arts) Program. 
3 The bachelor rate is assessed to students upon acceptance into the BSN Program. Non-Resident students enrolled in the BSN Program are not eligible for Metro Tuition.

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