West Liberty University is a four-year, public university offering five associate degrees, 21 baccalaureate degrees, 1 associate degree and 3 graduate degrees in Education, Physician Assistant Studies, and Professional Studies.

Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1837.

  • Total Enrollment: 2,775

  • International Enrollment: 50 56 students from 22 countries

  • Top 5 degree programs enrolling international students: Business Administration • Education • Biology • Communication • Graphic Design

Overview

West Liberty University is a four-year, public university offering five associate degrees, 21 baccalaureate degrees, 1 associate degree and 3 graduate degrees in Education, Physician Assistant Studies, and Professional Studies. The school is recognized for its educational quality, vibrant campus life, small classes and affordability. WLU is located in a rural setting in the small town of West Liberty, but close to the city life of Wheeling, West Virginia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a major city in the U.S. A. In 2013 our historic campus was named the safest campus in the state of West Virginia, United States. West Liberty has an International Student Services Office which provides on-going support for students, including many cultural activities and events off-campus.

Why should you choose West Liberty?

International students have unique educational opportunities that are not found at many other universities in the United States.  For example, ambitious students have the opportunity to join the Honors College at West Liberty and be part of a selective academic community of highly motivated and intellectually advanced students. Students accepted in the Honors College are able to engage in exceptional experiences that develop excellence in leadership, scholarship, and services.

Cost of Attendance

Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2015-16 Academic Year (Two Semesters)

  • Undergraduate tuition: $14,112

  • Room: $4,860

  • Board: $3,950

International Financial Aid

Limited scholarships available for international students.

International Admissions Requirement

  • TOEFL (Internet-based): 61

  • Other: Visit the West Liberty website at www.westliberty.edu for detailed application instructions and to apply.

Accreditation and Academic Rankings

Accredited by Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

English Language Program

Intensive English program is not available.

Housing and Meals

West Liberty has on-campus housing which includes two international houses where international students are living with American students.

Location

Phone: (304) 336-5000  |  Located: 101 Faculty Dr., Wheeling, WV 26003  |  E-Mail: mszabo@westliberty.edu

International Admissions Contact

Mihaela Szabo, Director of International Enrollment Enrolling Services

Phone: +1(304)336-8270

Email: mszabo@westliberty.edu

Address: 208 University Dr., CUB 101, West Liberty, West Virginia 26074

Website: www.westliberty.edu

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