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300 campus drive


and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. A member institution of the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia
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ntp student


  Non-traditional students have different needs and different goals. Balancing family, work, and college can be difficult. West Virginia University at Parkersburg offers affordable options to fit into your life and schedule.
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portfolio


  What you already know may be worth college credit. Adults continually learn new skills in many situations – on the job, through travel, reading, volunteering and special interests.  Get a head start on your degree program by completing a portfolio for prior work and life experiences. The portfolio process can validate your college level learn [..]
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residency


To meet the Regents Bachelor of Arts degree program residency requirement, students are required to complete 30 hours of on-campus or online courses from WVU Parkersburg.  For the Board of Governors AAS degree, 15 credit hours completed at WVUP will meet the residency requirements.
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transient


If you are attending another college and want to take classes here to transfer back to your home college, submit a transient approval form or letter of good standing from your home institution.
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reciprocity


Ohio residents can now qualify for lower out-of-state tuition rates at West Virginia University at Parkersburg when enrolling in a specific degree program.
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official transcript


 Transcripts can be ordered via the Web 24/7 through the National Student Clearinghouse, or through OLSIS by logging in, going to “Student Records,” then “National Student Clearinghouse” and then clicking “Order or track a transcript.”
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state standardized awards


RBA students may earn credit through traditional college courses, standardized exams, cooperative education, institutional-based challenge exams, licensure/certification/formal training programs met through state standardized awards, military training assessed by the American Council on Education (ACE), or by portfolio review.
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full-time vs. part-time student


  A student enrolling for one to 11 credit hours is considered part time.  Twelve or more hours constitutes a full-time student.  If a student qualifies for financial aid, six to eight hours will give you part-time funding; nine to 11 hours will be awarded three quarter money; 12 or more hours are considered a full-time financial aid recipient.
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area of emphasis


RBA students are provided a comprehensive general education degree without the requirement of a major, and students design a course of study that best fits their own needs. However, RBA students may choose a plan of study that includes an Area of Emphasis (AOE) that will allow them to continue on for graduate and/or professional studies.
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