Fairmont State University



Be first to excel in the classroom and graduate from one of 80+ bachelor degree programs.



Fighting Falcons alumnus Perry Baker has been named to Team USA Rugby in the Rio Olympics.



University Terrace coming in Fall 2016!  This 347 bed facility will include a variety of living spaces located in the heart of campus.

"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

"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

“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

“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

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 7:00pm

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 7:30pm

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 7:30pm

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 7:30pm

Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 2:00pm


150 Years of Fairmont State University

2015 is a truly historic year for Fairmont State. Thank you for being part of our past, present and future. Please join us for celebrations throughout the year as we commemorate Fairmont State University’s Sesquicentennial.