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Fairmont State University

Fairmont State University
1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV 26554

Official telephone: (304) 367-4000
Fax number: (304) 367-4789
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Year established: 1865
Type of school: public
Programs: 4-year undergraduate, upper division, graduate school
Religious affiliation: no
Campus enrollment: 3,298 students
Coeducational information: coeducational institution
Location description: in or near a small town (pop. 5,000-25,000)

Street address: Fairmont State University
1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV 26554
Mailing address: Fairmont State University
1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV 26554
Main telephone numbers: 304 367-4000
304 367-4789 (fax)

Main homepage: https://

FICE number: 00381200

Fairmont State, founded in 1865, is a public university of the arts and sciences. It was founded as a private teacher training school, became state-supported in 1867, and began offering bachelor's degrees in 1943. Programs are offered through the Schools of Business and Economics, Education and Health and Human Performance, Fine Arts, Health Careers, Languages and Literatures, Science and Mathematics, Social Science, and Technology. Its 120-acre campus is located in Fairmont, 75 miles south of Pittsburgh.

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