Try College Program

Who is eligible? Individuals with a high school diploma or GED equivalent, not currently enrolled at any college or university, not already possessing a bachelor’s degree and at least 23 years of age, can enroll in West Liberty’s “Try College” Program.

What is Try College?  Individuals meeting the above requirements can enroll in one undergraduate class free of charge.   All tuition and fees will be covered by an institutional grant.   Books and any supplies would be the student’s responsibility. Financial aid will not be available, other than the institutional grant to cover tuition and all fees.

How do I apply? Interested individuals would apply for the “Try College” Program as special, non-degree students. If the student would decide to enroll as a regular student in later semesters, he or she would need to reapply as a regular student and submit all required transcripts, immunization records, transfer clearance forms, etc. Individuals may apply on-line at this application link.

What about classes? Courses will be available at the West Liberty Highlands Center.  Individuals can also register for a course on the campus of West Liberty University, if space is available.  Seats are limited, so individuals will be enrolled on a first come basis.  All course pre-requisites must be met.  The spring class schedule can be accessed on the Registrar’s Office web page, under “Course Schedules”.  Individuals can enroll in additional courses.  However, tuition and fees for additional courses would be the student’s responsibility.Registration can be completed by contacting Mrs. Sweeney.

Need Help? Contact Mrs. Sara Sweeney, Campus Manager at the Highlands Center  304-217-2801.

Additional Admissions Policies and Requirements