West Virginia University

  • WV


United States

About Us

Founded in 1867, West Virginia University is a public, land-grant institution living the mission in the 21st century. Located in Morgantown, WV – consistently named one of the best small cities in country – WVU delivers high-quality education, excels in discovery and innovation, models a culture of diversity and inclusion, promotes health and vitality, and is building pathways for the exchange of knowledge and opportunity between the state, the nation, and the world. Through our land-grant mission we offer our students an affordable, world-class education, focusing on interdisciplinary research and global engagement. Our faculty includes members of the National Academy of Engineering, Fulbright Scholars, and an Emmy award-winning documentary producer. Our students are National Merit Scholars, have attended the Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates, and consistently receive highly-competitive, prestigious fellowships and grants. Their research is funded by over $176 million annually in grants from numerous federal agencies and private foundations. Our unique Graduate Academy helps students complete their journey with career preparation for positions in universities, business, government, and industry.