Metro Scholarship

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Fairmont State University wants to reward students who are from our SIX surrounding states by providing the Metro scholarship, in addition to the already discounted tuition and required fees.  If you are from Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, or the District of Columbia (DC) this scholarship is for you.  The scholarship is awarded at the time that you apply to Fairmont State University, no additional application required.  The Metro Scholarship in addition to other scholarships cannot exceed the base tuition and required fees for any student. Students who are admitted by 'exception' are not eligible for the scholarship.  

To be considered for the scholarship you must:

  • Be an undergraduate student from PA, OH, KY, MD, DC, and VA
  • Be entering Fairmont State University as a first-time freshman (no prior college beyond high school)
  • Complete your Fairmont State University admissions file (general application, high school transcript, SAT and ACT scores) prior to entry to Fairmont State University by April 1st

How do you qualify?

3.5 to 4.0 24 1160 $1,000


How do you renew the scholarship?

  • Recipients must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 at the end of each academic year.
  • A minimum of 30 credit hours must be obtained each academic year of enrollment (fall, spring, and summer).
  • It can only be awarded up to eight semesters.

Net Price Calculator

Net Price Calculator
Fairmont State is pleased to provide the student aid calculator to assist you in estimating your costs to attend FSU.  Results are based on 2022-2023 Estimated Cost of Attendance figures and student aid eligibility requirements which are subject to change.  These results should assist you in determining an estimate of your out-of-pocket expense to attend Fairmont State.

Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm




Contact Info

Office of Financial Aid
Turley Student Services Center
Room 303
Phone: (800) 641-5678, Opt. 2
(304) 367-4141
Fax: (304) 367-4789

School Code:  003812