College Rankings - Friendliest Townies/Locals in West Virginia

Sometimes, "townies," or residents who live in a college town, get a bad rap. But these colleges and universities have affable townsfolk who embrace students for their youth, willingness to learn, and—more importantly—their business.

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1
Davis & Elkins College
Elkins, WV
9.03 / 10
2
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV
9.00 / 10
3
West Liberty University
West Liberty, WV
8.89 / 10
4
Shepherd University
Shepherdstown, WV
8.89 / 10
5
Bethany College - West Virginia
Bethany, WV
8.84 / 10
6
Glenville State College
Glenville, WV
8.82 / 10
7
Wheeling Jesuit University
Wheeling, WV
8.79 / 10
8
Concord University
Athens, WV
8.79 / 10
9
Alderson Broaddus College
Philippi, WV
8.74 / 10
10
University of Charleston
Charleston, WV
8.70 / 10
11
Fairmont State University
Fairmont, WV
8.65 / 10
12
West Virginia State University
Institute, WV
8.65 / 10
13
Marshall University
Huntington, WV
8.50 / 10
14
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Buckhannon, WV
8.50 / 10