• Control: Public
  • Carnegie Classification: Special
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: < 3,000

2020 Recognition Categories

  • Collaborative Governance
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Confidence in Senior Leadership
  • Facilities, Workspace & Security
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Professional/Career Development
  • Respect and Appreciation
  • Teaching Environment (Faculty Only)
  • Tenure Clarity & Process (Faculty Only)

What makes your college a great place to work?

Presidential Statement

As a free standing school of medicine located in rural West Virginia, WVSOM has a unique identity compared to most university medical schools. The school has cultivated a strong culture of community that connects students and employees. Faculty and staff take great pride in "Living WVSOM's Mission" of graduating quality osteopathic physicians who serve their communities. It is ALL of the people at WVSOM that makes it a great college to work for!

Employee Comment

I appreciate the general philosophy of the institution and the dedication and diversity of the students. I appreciate the other people in my department and many of the other staff and faculty that we collaborate with.

Vital Statistics


  • Fulltime Admin: 46
  • Fulltime Eps: 111
  • Fulltime Faculty: 53
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 77
  • Adjunct Count: 3

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $143,233
  • Administration: $121,609
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $52,570
  • Non-exempt Staff: $34,762

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 8%
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 7%
  • 8 Years Recognized
  • 6 Years of Honor Roll

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