College of Business & Aviation

A student in the Fairmont State University Finance Lab

Welcome to the Fairmont State University College of Business & Aviation.  The College of Business & Aviation aspires to be the preeminent regional business college in West Virginia and the surrounding area, recognized for academic excellence and for contributing to the overall development of our region and broader environment.  We are committed to delivering a quality business education through effective teaching in a caring learning environment that is responsive to the shared needs of students, employers, and the community. 

We are investing over $1,000,000 in the College of Business & Aviation to improve student success. The million-dollar investment was used to develop a Peer Mentoring program, re-design courses to utilize more active, experiential, and collaborative learning, and renovate classrooms to create technology-rich learning environments.

As you begin your search for the right concentration or program of study, join us on a quick tour, not of literal buildings, brick and mortar, but of the many possibilities awaiting you.  This tour is about options.  It is about you and your preparation for a rewarding career.  In your career you will experience accelerating change, increasing international interdependence, and greater reliance on both technology and human skill to solve world problems.  Are you ready?


News about College of Business & Aviation

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Over 900 Fairmont State University students have been honored for their academic achievements throughout the spring 2023 semester.  

Fairmont State University has released the President’s List and the Dean’s List to recognize high-achieving students for their academic distinction. Full-time students who earned a 3.4 or better grade point average are named to the Dean’s List. Full-time students achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average are named to the President’s List.  

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Monday, May 15, 2023

Fairmont State University welcomed approximately 100 high school students from Fairmont Senior High School, East Fairmont High School and North Marion High School to campus for Information Systems Management (ISM) Day on Thursday, May 11. Students were exposed to the vast and constantly evolving field of Information Systems Management and participated in two breakout sessions of their choice pertaining to different ISM topics.

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Thursday, May 11, 2023

Last month, Fairmont State University honored its faculty at an awards and recognition lunch held in Colebank Gym. During the ceremony, individuals were thanked for their years of service to the University, and accomplishments such as promotions, tenures and retirements were celebrated.

“The array of awards given to these University faculty members honor the entire dedicated and talented University faculty as a whole,” said Timothy Oxley, Interim President for Academic Affairs.

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