West Virginia University is a four-year, public research university offering 191 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs; located in Morgantown, West Virginia, a vibrant college town that has won national acclaim as one of the USA’s most livable small cities. 

Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1867 as a Land-Grant Institution.

  • Total Enrollment: 29,466

  • International Enrollment: Over 2000 students from 110 countries.

  • Top 5 degree programs enrolling international students: Engineering • Business and Economics • Arts and Sciences • Agriculture and Forestry • Creative Arts

Overview

West Virginia University is a four-year, public research university offering 191 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs in agriculture, natural resources, and design; arts and sciences; business and economics; creative arts; dentistry; education and human services; engineering and mineral resources; journalism; law; medicine; nursing; pharmacy; physical activity and sport sciences; public health. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, a vibrant college town that has won national acclaim as one of the nation’s most livable small cities. The campus is within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C., to the east, Pittsburgh, Pa., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the northwest. WVU is a large, land-grant university with a comprehensive Health Sciences Center. It is well-located in a very safe, traditional college town, very committed to a student-centered experience and offers many academic programs that are not otherwise available in the state or in the region.

Programs

ACCOUNTINGAEROSPACE ENGINEERINGAGRICULTURAL & EXTENSION EDUCATIONLINGUISTICSANIMAL AND NUTRITIONAL SCIENCESARTART AND DESIGNART HISTORYBIOCHEMISTRYBIOLOGYBIOMEDICAL ENGINEERINGBIOMETRIC SYSTEMSBUSINESS MANAGEMENTCHEMICAL ENGINEERINGCHEMISTRYCHILD DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIESCIVIL ENGINEERINGCOMMUNICATION STUDIESCOMPUTER ENGINEERINGCOMPUTER SCIENCEDENTAL HYGIENEDESIGN AND MERCHANDISINGDOCTORATE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCEDOCTORATE OF AUDIOLOGYDOCTORATE OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGYDOCTORATE OF BIOLOGYDOCTORATE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONDOCTORATE OF CANCER CELL BIOLOGYDOCTORATE OF CELLULAR AND INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGYDOCTORATE OF CHEMISTRYDOCTORATE OF CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCEDOCTORATE OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERSDOCTORATE OF COMMUNICATION STUDIESDOCTORATE OF COMPUTATIONAL STATISTICSDOCTORATE OF COMPUTER SCIENCEDOCTORATE OF COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGYDOCTORATE OF DENTISTRYDOCTORATE OF ECONOMICSDOCTORATE OF EDUCATIONDOCTORATE OF ENGINEERINGDOCTORATE OF ENGLISHDOCTORATE OF EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGYDOCTORATE OF FORENSIC AND INVESTIGATIVE SCIENCEDOCTORATE OF FOREST RESOURCE SCIENCEDOCTORATE OF GENETICS AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGYDOCTORATE OF GEOGRAPHYDOCTORATE OF HISTORYDOCTORATE OF IMMUNOLOGY & MICROBIAL PATHOGENESISDOCTORATE OF INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & TECHNOLOGYDOCTORATE OF KINESIOLOGYDOCTORATE OF LAWDOCTORATE OF MATHEMATICSDOCTORATE OF MEDICINEDOCTORATE OF MUSICDOCTORATE OF NEUROSCIENCEDOCTORATE OF NURSINGDOCTORATE OF PHARMACEUTICAL & PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCESDOCTORATE OF PHARMACYDOCTORATE OF PHYSICAL EDUCATIONDOCTORATE OF PHYSICAL THERAPYDOCTORATE OF PHYSICSDOCTORATE OF POLITICAL SCIENCEDOCTORATE OF PSYCHOLOGYDOCTORATE OF PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCESDOCTORATE OF REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGYDOCTORATE OF RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTDOCTORATE OF SOCIOLOGYDOCTORATE OF THEATREECONOMICSELECTRICAL ENGINEERINGELEMENTARY EDUCATIONENERGY LAND MANAGEMENTENGLISHEXERCISE PHYSIOLOGYFINANCEFORENSIC AND INVESTIGATIVE SCIENCEFOREST RESOURCES MANAGEMENTGENERAL BUSINESSGEOGRAPHYGEOLOGYGLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENTHEALTH PROMOTIONHISTORYHOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENTIMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGYINDUSTRIAL ENGINEERINGINTERDEPARTMENTAL STUDIESJOURNALISMLANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURELITERATUREMANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMSMARKETINGMASTER OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERINGMASTER OF AGRICULTURAL AND EXTENSION EDUCATIONMASTER OF AGRICULTURAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICSMASTER OF AGRICULTUREMASTER OF ANIMAL AND NUTRITIONAL SCIENCESMASTER OF ART AND DESIGNMASTER OF BIOLOGYMASTER OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCESMASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MBAMASTER OF BUSINESS DATA ANALYTICSMASTER OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERINGMASTER OF CHEMISTRYMASTER OF CIVIL ENGINEERINGMASTER OF CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCEMASTER OF COMMUNICATION STUDIESMASTER OF COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTIONMASTER OF COMPUTER SCIENCEMASTER OF COUNSELINGMASTER OF CREATIVE WRITINGMASTER OF DENTAL HYGIENEMASTER OF DENTAL SPECIALTIESMASTER OF DESIGN AND MERCHANDIZINGMASTER OF ECONOMICSMASTER OF EDUCATIONMASTER OF EDUCATION LEADERSHIPMASTER OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGYMASTER OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERINGMASTER OF ENERGY LAW AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTMASTER OF ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERINGMASTER OF ENGINEERINGMASTER OF ENGLISHMASTER OF EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGYMASTER OF FINANCEMASTER OF FORENSIC AND FRAUD EXAMINATIONMASTER OF FORENSIC AND INVESTIGATIVE SCIENCEMASTER OF FORESTRYMASTER OF GENETICS & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGYMASTER OF GEOGRAPHYMASTER OF GEOLOGYMASTER OF HEALTH SCIENCESMASTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATIONMASTER OF HISTORYMASTER OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERINGMASTER OF INDUSTRIAL HYGIENEMASTER OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONSMASTER OF INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGYMASTER OF INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONMASTER OF JOURNALISMMASTER OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTUREMASTER OF LEGAL STUDIESMASTER OF LIBERAL STUDIESMASTER OF LITERARY EDUCATIONMASTER OF MATERIAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERINGMASTER OF MATHEMATICSMASTER OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERINGMASTER OF MINING ENGINEERINGMASTER OF MUSICMASTER OF MUSICOLOGYMASTER OF NURSINGMASTER OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPYMASTER OF PATHOLOGIST ASSISTANTMASTER OF PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS ENGINEERINGMASTER OF PHYSICAL EDUCATIONMASTER OF PHYSICSMASTER OF PLANT AND SOIL SCIENCEMASTER OF POLITICAL SCIENCEMASTER OF PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANCYMASTER OF PROFESSIONAL WRITING AND EDITINGMASTER OF PSYCHOLOGYMASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONMASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTHMASTER OF RECREATION PARKS & TOURISM RESOURCESMASTER OF REHABILITATION COUNSELINGMASTER OF REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGYMASTER OF SAFETY MANAGEMENTMASTER OF SOCIAL WORKMASTER OF SOCIOLOGYMASTER OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERINGMASTER OF SPECIAL EDUCATIONMASTER OF SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGYMASTER OF STATISTICAL AND DATA SCIENCESMASTER OF STATISTICSMASTER OF THEATREMASTER OF WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES RESOURCESMASTER OF WORLD LANGUAGESMATHEMATICSMECHANICAL ENGINEERINGMEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCEMINING ENGINEERINGMULTIDISCIPLINARY STUDIESMUSICNATURAL RESOURCESNURSINGPETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS ENGINEERINGPHILOSOPHYPHYSICAL EDUCATIONPHYSICSPLANT AND SOIL SCIENCESPOLITICAL SCIENCEPSYCHOLOGYRECREATION PARKS & TOURISM RESOURCESREGENTS BACHELOR OF ARTSRESOURCE MANAGEMENTSOCIAL WORKSOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGYSPEECH PATHOLOGY & AUDIOLOGYSPORT STUDIESTHEATERWILDLIFE AND FISHERIES RESOURCESWOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGYWORLD LANGUAGES

Cost of Attendance

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

  • Undergraduate tuition: $21,432

  • Graduate tuition: $22.140

  • Room: $5,130

  • Board: $4,742

International Financial Aid

Blue and Gold merit-based scholarships (GPA and SAT) are available to international first time freshmen, with annual awards ranging from $5,000 to $13,000. International graduate students are eligible to apply for Graduate Teaching and Research positions, with a limited number of fellowships available.

International Admissions Requirements

  • TOEFL (Internet-based): 61 for undergraduate students; 79 for graduate students

  • IELTS: 6.0 for undergraduate students; 6.5 for graduate students

  • Other: Visit the Admissions website for detailed application instructions and apply online.

Accreditations and Academic Rankings

WVU is accredited by Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Many WVU programs hold specialized accreditation. WVU ranks nationally for prestigious scholarships (24 Rhodes Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 36 Goldwater Scholars). WVU is among the top 100 public universities. In U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2013 rankings, WVU ranked No. 94.

English Language Program

Established in 1979, the Intensive English Program at West Virginia University has become a well-established English as a Second Language (ESL) program for international students needing to improve their English proficiency prior to entering an academic course of study.

Housing and Meals

WVU offers on-campus housing and meal plans.

Location

Phone: (304) 293-0111  |  Located: Morgantown, WV 26506  |  E-Mail: InternationalAdmissions@mail.wvu.edu

International Admissions Contact

WVU International Admissions Counselor
Phone: +1(304)293-2121
Email: internationaladmissions@mail.wvu.edu
Address: PO Box 6009, One Waterfront Place, 2nd Floor | Morgantown, West Virginia 26506
Website: www.wvu.edu

 

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