Fairmont, WV has three higher education schools within its city limits. Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 103. It is the 1945th highest ranked school in the USA and the 28th highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University). Fairmont lies in Marion county, which is one of the 16 counties in West Virginia. The North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area area has 138,560 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $15.71/hr average worker wage, and a $32,690 average annual salary.
Of the 3 schools in Fairmont, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia comes out as the most expensive ($14,562/yr), with Pierpont Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $9,661/yr.Popular Bars in Fairmont:
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fairmont|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||57.4 miles|
|Bel Air||MD||-||2||17.834||59||69.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||98.0 miles|