Local Atmosphere

Location
Philippi, WV
Undergrads
777
Tuition
$22,740
Admission Difficulty
Average
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3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: The town is very small and homey. The locals are very friendly. The nature is beautiful.

1 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: Remote, far from civilization from the city. not enough places for food or shopping

3 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: The local atmosphere is good. The closest shopping (mall wise) is about 25-30 minutes away.

3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: Philippi doesn't offer much small town

3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: Small town living; safe but not a lot of exciting things to do. Friendly people who take pride in the university. Beautiful parks nearby. Traveling about 30 min will bring you to movie theaters, shopping and more assortment of restaurants.{

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Student Polls

Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 14 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Cost of living
  • Dining
  • Friendliness of locals toward students
  • Museums/cultural attractions
  • Nightlife
  • Parking
  • Parks and recreation
  • Professional sports
  • Safety
  • Scenery
  • Shopping
  • Transportation

What is the local atmosphere like at your school?    Based on 15 responses

  • 20% Painfully remote.
  • 0% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 80% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 0% Vibrant college town. There's no big city, but there are plenty of things to do off campus.
  • 0% City living at its finest. There's always something fun and interesting going on.

What is the proximity to other universities? Is there much interaction?    Based on 14 responses

  • 21% There aren't any nearby schools.
  • 36% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 43% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 15 responses

  • 27% No way.
  • 60% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 13% Totally.
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