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Apply to Potomac State College


Potomac State College of West Virginia University is an open admissions institution.  The principal qualifications for admission are graduation from an accredited high school or high school equivalent diploma through the General Education Development (GED) tests.  Applicants are required to submit ACT or SAT scores, which are used for placement purposes.

When to Apply    

Students are admitted on a rolling basis beginning September 1.  First-time college applicants may apply any time after the beginning of their senior year of high school or after the applicant has successfully completed an equivalent diploma through the General Education Development (GED) tests.  All credentials in support of an application should be submitted to the Office of Enrollment Services at least 15 days prior to the beginning date of the semester for which the applicant is applying.

To Apply Online:

You may click here to apply to Potomac State online.  (Note: You will be directed to a secure web site to complete an online application).

You may click here  to download and print an application and then mail it to our office . pdf

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You may contact our office at (800) 262-7332 or to have an application mailed to you.

To help understand the Admission process, use the following links:  

I am:

An Incoming Freshmen

A Dual Applicant (Potomac State and WVU)

A Transfer Student

A GED Graduate

A Part-Time Student (Less than 12 hours)

A Transient Student

An International Student

Interested in taking a Special Interest Class




To plan your visit please contact:

Office of Enrollment Services 75 Arnold Street Keyser, WV 26726 800.262.7332, 304.788.6820