Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the WV Higher Education Policy
Commission has approved temporary modifications to
qualify for (class of 2021) and renewal
(2021-22) for WV financial aid programs.
2021 Champion of College Access and Success Awards
Sixteen high schools across West Virginia recognized
for strong efforts to help students plan for college.
West Virginia awarded $24 million federal "
GEAR UP" college-readiness grant to support students
over the next seven years
College for West Virginia provides free downloadable
materials to public and non-profit organizations
working to advance college access and success in West Virginia.
Txt 4 Success
The class of 2022 can now sign up to receive
college tips and reminders via text message. Students
can also text us for college help, and a college access advisor
Financial Aid Workshops 2021-22
We are hosting a series of webinars from now through April
2022 for students and families as they prepare for the
West Virginia's 2021-22 Statewide Financial Aid Workshop Series
Use the dashboard to see your school's
FAFSA completion rate.
FAFSA Guardianship Booklet
A guide to the FAFSA and Guardianship Process,
provided by Legal Aid of West Virginia.
CFWV Quick Contact Guide
Students, families, and educators: Need financial aid or
admissions contact information to one of WV's two- or four-year
colleges or universities? Check out CFWV's Quick
Value of College
In West Virginia, college is possible - and necessary. By 2020,
more than half of all jobs in the state will require a
postsecondary credential, demonstrating the importance of education
and training beyond high school. To see how higher education looks
in the state of West Virginia and in your county, click the image