West Virginia University

#449 / #143
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1022
Most Desirable School

Public university in Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

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About West Virginia University

According to Wikipedia, 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.

West Virginia University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
17,326 84% 62% 1130 24

How Much Does West Virginia University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$8,976

How Much Do West Virginia University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from West Virginia University, then you can expect to earn an average of $52,700 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.

West Virginia University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
25,226 21,602 3,624

Where is West Virginia University?

West Virginia University is located at PO Box 6201, Morgantown WV 26506

How Safe is West Virginia University?

West Virginia University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Morgantown has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is West Virginia University Known For?

West Virginia University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

West Virginia University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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 Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Medical. Here are some of West Virginia University's most famous alumni:

Steve Harvey
Steve Harvey
An American comedian and media personality.
Steven C. Hayes
Steven C. Hayes
An American psychologist.
Katherine Johnson
Katherine Johnson
An African-American mathematician.
Raymond J. Lane
An American businessman.
John T. Chambers
John T. Chambers
An American businessman.
Henry T. Yang
Henry T. Yang
An Engineer and university chancellor.
Steven E. Shreve
An American mathematician.
Asra Nomani
Asra Nomani
An American journalist.
Jon McBride
Jon McBride
An American astronaut.
Emily Calandrelli
Emily Calandrelli
An American science commentator.
Jerry West
Jerry West
An American basketball player and executive.
Michael Tomasky
A Journalist, editor and author.