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2021 Best General Education Schools in West Virginia

6 Colleges
$36,775 Avg Salary
$23,921 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best General Education School for You

With 394 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, general education is the #24 most popular major in West Virginia.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

The Best General Education Schools in West Virginia ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 6 schools in West Virginia to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best General Education Schools in West Virginia

Check out the education programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top West Virginia Schools in Education

#1

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

Our analysis found West Virginia University to be the best school for general education students who want to pursue a degree in West Virginia. WVU is a fairly large public school located in the city of Morgantown.

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#2

West Liberty University

West Liberty, WV

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend West Liberty University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best General Education Schools in West Virginia list. Located in the rural area of West Liberty, West Liberty University is a public school with a small student population.

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#3

Marshall University

Huntington, WV

Out of the 6 schools in West Virginia that were part of this year’s ranking, Marshall University landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the city of Huntington, Marshall University is a public school with a large student population.

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The excellent programs at Fairmont State University helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best general education schools in West Virginia. Located in the distant town of Fairmont, Fairmont State is a public school with a small student population.

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#5

Concord University

Athens, WV

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Concord University. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best General Education Schools in West Virginia list. Concord University is a small public school located in the distant town of Athens.

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American Public University System ranked #6 on this year’s Best General Education Schools in West Virginia list. American Military University is a very large private for-profit school located in the town of Charles Town.

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Best General Education Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best General Education Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 116
Florida 683
Virginia 999
North Carolina 241
Tennessee 745
South Carolina 238
Kentucky 135
Louisiana 136
Alabama 83
Arkansas 124
Mississippi 265

General Education is one of 14 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 100,925
Educational Administration 44,381
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
Special Education 30,639
Curriculum & Instruction 18,767

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 6 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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