The United States is a large country with many education options and choosing where to study is a big decision. As you start looking for a school that meets your needs, we hope you will consider the many public colleges and universities of West Virginia.
West Virginia is famous for its high-quality and affordable higher education, its safe and friendly environment and its natural beauty. Currently, more than 2,500 international students study in West Virginia.
Use the Study in West Virginia Search Tool to find a program or degree that you would like to pursue. When you find the program and school that interests you, go ahead and contact the school directly with your questions or submit an application. Most of our colleges and universities in West Virginia make it possible for you to complete the application process online.
We believe that West Virginia is one of the best places in the world to study. When it comes to safety, quality, value, and hospitality, West Virginia institutions routinely rank among the top schools in the United States. Why should you choose West Virginia as your destination to study in the USA?
Safety - West Virginia has been named one of the safest states in the United States.
Quality - West Virginia's colleges and universities have been named among the top schools in the South by U.S.News & World Report. All of West Virginia’s public universities are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Cost - West Virginia schools have been named to America’s 100 Best College Buys.
Convenience - West Virginia offers easy access to major cities, including New York City and Washington, DC.
Hospitality - West Virginia is famous for its hospitality, its warm and friendly communities and welcoming campuses.
Natural Beauty - In the winter, students enjoy skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing. In the spring, summer, and fall students can go rock climbing, hiking, biking, horse-back riding, fishing, hunting, and whitewater rafting.