Fairmont State University, with a 120-acre main campus in Fairmont, is part of the state’s growing high technology corridor. With a long history of academic excellence, FSU is a place where teaching and learning matter and students are our first priority.
Over the past decade, the main campus has been expanded with new construction including an Engineering Technology Building, student center, residence hall, parking garage, improved library facility and significant ADA accessibility improvements.
With an enrollment of 4,600, FSU offers six associate degrees, more than 80 baccalaureate degrees and graduate programs in business, criminal justice and education. Unique programs include National Security and Intelligence and Aviation Technology and a minor in Folklore Studies. With approximately 200 full-time faculty, the student-to-faculty ratio is 17:1. The institution is accredited by the North Central Association and The Higher Learning Commission.
Did You Know?
- More than 86% of students receive a form of financial aid.
- Fairmont is within an easy drive of Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati.
- The Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center located in nearby Bridgeport, West Virginia, offers multiple programs in aviation.
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Fairmont State University
Total Enrollment: 4,600
Academic Programs: FSU offers more than 80 baccalaureate degrees and graduate programs in business, criminal justice and education.
Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1
Locations: FSU's main campus is located in Fairmont, West Virginia, a friendly city of 20,000. The campus is home to the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center. FSU features a branch campus in Clarksburg, which is called the Gaston Caperton Center.