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Take Flight as a Falcon

Before you can soar, you've got to take off. That's why your journey as a Falcon begins by applying to Fairmont State University.

Whether you are applying for undergraduate or graduate admissions, we aim to make the application process as simple as possible. Please note, you must have a minimum combined grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 to be considered for admission to Fairmont State.


Application Dates

Spring 2024 2nd 7 Weeks

  • Application is now open!
  • Application closing and deadline for all materials: March 8th, 2024 

Summer 2024

  • Application is now open!
  • Application closing and deadline for all materials: May 17th, 2024 

Fall 2024 

  • Application is now open!
  • Application closing and deadline for all materials: August 16th, 2024 


Fall 2024 2nd 7 Weeks

  • Application opens: August 26th, 2024
  • Application closing and deadline for materials: October 4th, 2024

Spring 2025

  • Application is now open!
  • Application closing and deadline for materials: January 17th, 2025

Please Note: Due to additional processing requirements International Students are subject to more stringent deadlines that can be found on our International Admissions Page

Financial Aid

Fairmont State University strives to offer a transformative quality education at a reasonable price, we know the cost of attending a university can present a challenge. If you need assistance paying for school, Fairmont State participates in all Federal Student Aid programs. In addition, we offer a number of institutional and foundation scholarships to qualified students.

Please visit Financial Aid to learn more about the types of aide that we offer, the estimated tuition and fees and how we can help you pay for your education.

Fairmont State University Federal Student Aid Code – 003812

Application Status

You will be notified via email if your application has been accepted. Emails will be sent to the address used in your application.

You may also check your application status using the links below.


Tips When Applying

  • Use your email – When starting an application, use your own email and do not share accounts. Sharing accounts will delay the admission process, causing your application to be created under the identity of the other person.
  • Term not available - If the term you desire is unavailable, please contact us at 304-367-4141 or email for assistance. 
  • Admission letters will be sent to the email used when you applied.
  • Check out the start dates for each upcoming semester on the University's Calendar.
  • You can request to have a printed application sent to you. Contact us at:

    Fairmont State University - Office of Recruitment 
    Turley Student Services Center 
    Suite 105 
    1201 Locust Avenue 
    Fairmont, WV 26554 
    Phone: (304) 367-4855 or (800) 641-5678 

Special Programs

Some of our programs have additional requirements for admission or their own unique application forms. See below to learn more, and follow the instructions if you are applying for one of these programs.