Fairmont State University



Be first to create your own firsts here.  The FSU experience is all about you and the Firsts you want to create.



Be first to explore your home away from home. Find out why Fairmont is called "The Friendly City."



Be first to excel on the court & in the classroom with 80+ bachelor's degree programs.

“We want these kids to succeed. When they walk across that stage and they get that diploma, we are in tears every time because we had a little bit of a part in it. It takes everybody.”

Debbie Renick
Library Associate
Ruth Ann Musick Library

"Our goal in teaching Architecture is trying to teach people to think about a creative process and a critical way to solve problems. We want students to get to the point where they are asking big questions and always asking ‘what if.’ "

Philip Freeman, Architect, NCARB
Associate Professor of Architecture
College of Science & Technology

“The archeological evidence indicates that the first ceramics were made over 20,000 years ago. Like other areas in the arts, sciences and humanities, ceramics remains an important gauge of cultural sophistication.”

Jeff Greenham
Assistant Professor of Art
School of Fine Arts

"Students here are lucky in that we have a fairly small faculty to student ratio and that they can get individualized attention. It can be a much more personalized educational experience for them."

Don Trisel
Interim Dean
College of Science & Technology

"When you’re not lecturing, but you’re working with the students and you’re actually engaging them in the topic at hand, I think that’s when this job is the best. That’s a great day."

Kimberly Murphy, CSP
Adjunct Professor of Occupational Safety
College of Science & Technology

"We work one-on-one with students in order to have them be successful. They have our home phone numbers; they have our cell phone numbers. We're pretty tight with the students."

Sharon Boni, Ph.D., RN
School of Nursing and Allied Health Administration

Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 6:00pm

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 6:00pm

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 7:30pm

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 12:00pm

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 6:00pm


Next 150 Years

Please share your own ideas for what the future holds for Fairmont State on Twitter and Facebook with #Next150.

At the beginning of 2016, it’s time to look ahead to the next 150 years for Fairmont State. What will these years bring?