- WVU is committed to groundbreaking research and education.
- A leader in education and community engagement.
- A welcoming, friendly, diverse and open community .
About This CampusWhen you choose West Virginia University, you will become a member of a vibrant local community. Morgantown has been ranked as the #1 Small City in America, the "Best City in the East,” and the "3rd Best Small Town in America". The city is located in the Appalachian Mountains on West Virginia’s northern border. Nearby outdoor recreation opportunities abound. Within 10 minutes you can be water skiing in a lake, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, or camping in the forest. Within 30 minutes, you can be caving or whitewater rafting. Within an hour, you can be snow skiing on nearby slopes.
WVU is one of only 43 public universities in the nation that serves both the research and land grant institutions in their state. Founded in 1867, WVU serves students from over 100 countries and nearly all 50 states. With nearly 200 majors there's something for everyone.
Location InformationWest Virginia University is located in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, a short drive from Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC. Near the center of the East Coast of the United States, WVU offers students the benefits of nature and proximity to the United States' major cities.
Helpful InformationWVU offers a wide variety of academic opportunities, as well as extracurricular experiences. WVU accepts all students on host pay, and carefully reviews all home pay applications to provide as many opportunities as possible to accommodate NSE students. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.