West Virginia University
For over 150 years, West Virginia University has served as the flagship institution of higher education in the state since its founding in 1867. As a leading land-grant research university, WVU advances education, healthcare, and prosperity through inclusive learning communities and groundbreaking discoveries.
With multiple campuses statewide, WVU provides hands-on learning and community engagement opportunities to over 27,000 students. Dynamic academic programs empower diverse students to achieve their goals and unlock their full potential. Nationally recognized as an R1 top-tier research institution, WVU drives innovation and develops solutions to real-world problems through interdisciplinary collaboration. Prestigious scholarships showcase the university’s brightest minds, including 25 Rhodes Scholars and 26 Truman Scholars pushing intellectual boundaries.
Additionally distinguished for Community Engagement, WVU leverages its talents to better serve West Virginia and the world through mutually beneficial local and global partnerships. Initiatives like WVU Extension connect university resources and research expertise with communities across all 55 West Virginia counties.
From Morgantown to WVU Tech and Potomac State, Mountaineers are united by a shared legacy of excellence in academics, research, service, and athletics. Join our vibrant community. Gain skills, experiences, and connections to transform lives and make an impact at West Virginia University – the leading student-focused research university in the Mountain State.