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West Virginia University

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#523 / #158
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 clinical campuses for the university's medical and school at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston and the Eastern Division at the WVU Medicine Berkeley and Jefferson Medical Centers. WVU Extension Service provides outreach with offices in all 55 West Virginia counties.

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West Virginia University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
17,07490%64%113024

How Much Does West Virginia University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$9,144

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 BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
26,72722,5904,137

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

Nursing
#174
World Rank
#174
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#83
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nursing Degrees
Medical
#245
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#252
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#86
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medicine Degrees
History
#315
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#329
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#120
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history Degrees
Criminal Justice
#189
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#194
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#123
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criminal-justice Degrees
Education
#469
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#475
Historical Rank
#127
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education Degrees
Engineering
#571
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#589
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#127
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engineering Degrees
Biology
#464
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#427
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#138
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biology Degrees
Mathematics
#523
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#573
Historical Rank
#141
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math Degrees
Business
#434
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#435
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#146
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business Degrees
Law
#439
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#424
Historical Rank
#152
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Earth Sciences
#648
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#625
Historical Rank
#159
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earth-science Degrees
Psychology
#388
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#406
Historical Rank
#165
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psychology Degrees
Economics
#755
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#766
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#169
USA Rank
economics Degrees
Communications
#620
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#626
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#178
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communications Degrees
Computer Science
#715
World Rank
#721
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#184
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computer-science Degrees
Political Science
#716
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#723
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#186
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political-science Degrees
Social Work
#478
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#479
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#204
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social-work Degrees
Philosophy
#690
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#727
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#207
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philosophy Degrees
Physics
#883
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#920
Historical Rank
#209
USA Rank
physics Degrees
Chemistry
#1059
World Rank
#1072
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#224
USA Rank
chemistry Degrees
Literature
#674
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#732
Historical Rank
#232
USA Rank
literature Degrees
Anthropology
#881
World Rank
#898
Historical Rank
#280
USA Rank
anthropology Degrees
Sociology
#1054
World Rank
#1063
Historical Rank
#297
USA Rank
sociology Degrees

Who Are West Virginia University's Most Influential Alumni?

West Virginia University's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Medical. Here are some of West Virginia University's most famous alumni:

Steven C. Hayes
Steven C. Hayes
An American psychologist.
Katherine Johnson
Katherine Johnson
An African-American mathematician.
Jerry West
Jerry West
An American basketball player and executive .
Henry T. Yang
Henry T. Yang
An Engineer and university chancellor.
Steven E. Shreve
An American mathematician.
Philander C. Knox
An American lawyer, banker, and politician .
Victor Ernest Shelford
An American zoologist and ecologist .
Charles M. Vest
An American mechanical engineer .
Steve Harvey
Steve Harvey
An American television presenter, comedian, actor, and author.
Jayne Anne Phillips
Jayne Anne Phillips
An American writer.
Don Knotts
Don Knotts
An American actor and stand-up comedian .
Ivan R. Schwab
An American ophthalmologist.

Who Are West Virginia University's Most Influential Faculty?

West Virginia University's most influential faculty include professors in the fields of Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Medical. Here are some of West Virginia University's most famous alumni:

William I. Brustein
William I. Brustein
An American historian.
Christopher Coyne
Christopher Coyne
An American economics professor.
Caroline Randall Williams
Caroline Randall Williams
An American writer.
Snehalata V. Huzurbazar
An American statistician.
Amy H. Herring
An American biostatistician.
Jane Grimwood
A British microbiologist.
Ingrid Stairs
Ingrid Stairs
A Canadian astronomer.
Paulo Freire
A Portuguese astronomer.
Ali Rezai
A Neurosurgeon.
Adam Jay Harrison
Adam Jay Harrison
An American inventor .
Ben Doller
An American writer.
Katie Fallon
Katie Fallon
An American writer.