About Fairmont State University
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College share a 120-acre main campus in Fairmont, West Virginia. Partnership allows us to better serve our 7,450 students. Partnership provides students with the opportunity to find their future from more than 145 skill sets, certificates, associate degrees, bachelor's degrees and graduate programs. FSU features a branch campus in Clarksburg, the Gaston Caperton Center. Through Off-Campus Programs, Pierpont offers a variety of courses at more than 15 sites in North Central West Virginia. We value scholarship, opportunity, achievement and responsibility.
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.
On behalf of the students, faculty, staff and administration, we welcome you to the Fairmont State University and the Pierpont Community & Technical College web sites. As you explore our sites, you will find a long-standing tradition of quality programs, diverse and comprehensive in nature, that uniquely prepare students for future jobs and careers.
Our curricular offerings strike a balance between technical and professional programs firmly grounded in the liberal arts and sciences through our general studies curriculum. Further, our location in North Central West Virginia gives students easy access to many growing high technology companies, as well as FBI and NASA facilities, the Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center, and the Center for Workforce Education.
Ours is a stimulating and exciting environment in which students can prepare for the workforce needs of the 21st century. We know you will find, as we have, that this is an extremely friendly place characterized by a deep sense of community. Classes are small and taught by a dedicated and caring faculty who work with students as individuals. You won't just be a number here. Please contact us if you would like to receive additional information or make arrangements to visit our campus. We want to get to know you.
We invite you to return often as we intend our web sites to be a dynamic and interesting place that in the future will simplify and enrich your life.