West Virginia University
#409 Overall Influence#1022 Desirability Rank

West Virginia University

Public university in Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

18,639

Acceptance

82%

Graduation Rate

57%

Median SAT Score

1145

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$8,856

Fees (in-state)

$0

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$52,700

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

26K

Under-Grads

23K

Graduates

4K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

PO Box 6201, Morgantown WV 26506

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

3k per 100k

Violent Crime

1k per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

22k per 100k

Violent Crime

3k per 100k

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this school influential?

#162 World Rank #119 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#202 World Rank #147 USA Rank
Communications
#220 World Rank #118 USA Rank
Law
#238 World Rank #158 USA Rank
Nursing
#273 World Rank #147 USA Rank
Education
#284 World Rank #145 USA Rank
Medical
#318 World Rank #135 USA Rank
Engineering
#329 World Rank #142 USA Rank
Computer Science
#334 World Rank #173 USA Rank
Psychology
#336 World Rank #130 USA Rank
Economics
#337 World Rank #223 USA Rank
Business
#345 World Rank #159 USA Rank
Biology
#364 World Rank #198 USA Rank
History
#381 World Rank #198 USA Rank
Political Science
#385 World Rank #140 USA Rank
Mathematics
#588 World Rank #212 USA Rank
Chemistry
#658 World Rank #267 USA Rank
Sociology
#692 World Rank #219 USA Rank
Earth Sciences

Influential People

Who are West Virginia University's Most influential alumni?

West Virginia University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Communications, and Law. West Virginia University’s most academically influential people include Katherine Johnson, Steve Harvey, and Cassandra B. Whyte.

Katherine Johnson
Katherine Johnson

American mathematician

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Steve Harvey
Steve Harvey

American stand-up comedian and television host

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Cassandra B. Whyte

American academic

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Michael Tomasky

Journalist, editor and author

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Don Knotts
Don Knotts

American actor and stand-up comedian

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Jerry West
Jerry West

American basketball player and executive

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Heather Bresch
Heather Bresch

American businesswoman

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Raymond J. Lane

American businessman

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Heath Slater
Heath Slater

American professional wrestler and actor

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Anthony McAuliffe
Anthony McAuliffe

American general

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Michael Garrison

American academic administrator

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Jon McBride
Jon McBride

American astronaut

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About This School

How does this school stack up?

West Virginia University 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.

Source: Wikipedia