West Virginia University, Morgantown

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West Virginia University (WVU) is a public, land-grant, research university with its main campus in Morgantown, West Virginia. Its other campuses are those of the West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Beckley, Potomac State College of West Virginia University in Keyser, and a second clinical campus for the university's medical and dental schools at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston. WVU Extension Service provides outreach with offices in all of West Virginia's 55 counties.

Enrollment for the Fall 2018 semester was 26,839 for the main campus, while enrollment across all three non-clinical campuses was 29,933. The Morgantown campus offers 350+ bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degree programs throughout 14 colleges and schools.
Twenty-five Rhodes Scholars are WVU alumni, including former WVU president David C. Hardesty, Jr. The university has also produced 45 Goldwater Scholars, 24 Truman Scholars, and five members (& 11 academic team honorees) of USA Today's "All‑USA College Academic First Team." Additionally, WVU has had three George C. Marshall (British) Scholars, five Morris K. Udall Scholars, 26 Boren Scholars, 63 Gilman Scholars, 64 Fulbright Scholars, three Department of Homeland Security Scholars, 32 Critical Language Scholars, one Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholar, five National Institute of Standards and Technology Fellowships, and 25 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.
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  • We just took a walk around the WVU Campus in Morgantown. With Covid going on there was hardly anyone out. We had a quite peaceful walk. WVU looks beautiful in the spring and I would highly suggest a.....  more »
  • Great School and wonderful people. Everyone is very helpful and nice. My son fell in love with it and Morgantown.  more »
  • My daughter is a current freshman at West Virginia University. So far we have been impressed with her experience.
  • Nice school with nice students. WV is wild and wonderful

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