- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: General Study
- Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
- Type: Public
- Gender: Coed
- Country: United States
- In State Tuition: $6,860
- Out of State Tuition: $14,824
- Religious Affiliation: None
- CEEB: 5254
- IPED: 237385
Glenville State College, often referred to as the Lighthouse on the Hill, is West Virginia's only centrally located public college. The college prepares students for careers in teaching, business, land resources, music, the liberal arts, the sciences, criminal justice, and human services
Founded in 1872 to provide instruction and practice for common school teachers in the science of education, Glenville State College has surpassed its original mission, and currently prepares students for careers in teaching, business, land resources, music, the liberal arts, the sciences, criminal justice, and human services.
With an enrollment of approximately 1,900 students, the college has a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The college's enrollment is made up of many first generation students with approximately 90% of the students coming from West Virginia counties.