- 72Acceptance Rate
- 90Available Programs
- 22472Average Cost
- 93Employment Rate
West Virginia University is a public institution located along the Monongahela River in the small city of Morgantown in the northern part of the state. WVU offers nearly 200 bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional programs within 15 colleges. A few of the graduate degrees available include those in the College of Business and Economics, the College of Engineering and Mineral Resources and the School of Medicine, which is home to the highly ranked rural medicine and primary care programs. Students who want to take a break from academics for the weekend can take a road trip from the WVU campus, situated near the Pennsylvania border, to the cities of Pittsburgh, Cleveland or Washington.
To be considered for freshman admission, you must successfully complete the following high school unit requirements:
4 units of English (including grammar, composition and literature)
3 units of college preparatory mathematics (units must be Algebra I or higher, Math I or higher and include Algebra II; Transitional Math for High School Seniors will also be accepted)
4 units of social studies/fine arts (any combination of social studies, fine arts or humanities will fulfill the requirement; combination must include U.S. studies/history)
3 units of science (recommended units include biology, chemistry, physics, anatomy and environmental science)
2 units of the same world language (American Sign Language is acceptable)
Duolingo English Test = 105
Scholarship & funding
Scholarships are a type of gift aid. They are offered based on a variety of criteria such as academic merit, financial need, leadership, and service. More information you can find here.