West Virginia State University traditionally has one of the most affordable tuition costs in the state. Tuition for WVSU’s online undergraduate programs is $316 per credit hour. The online course fee for undergraduate programs is $160 per course. Graduate tuition is $422 per credit hour. The online course fee for graduate programs is $234 per course.

In order to be eligible for financial aid, all students must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The U.S. Department of Education uses the information from the FAFSA to determine eligibility for federal funds.

The West Virginia State University Office of Student Financial Assistance uses the FAFSA to create financial awards for new and returning students. For West Virginia residents, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission also uses the information from the FAFSA to determine eligibility for state funds.

WVSU’s FAFSA code is 003826.