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West Virginia University

Location

College of Business and Economics, Morgantown, US, Morgantown United States

Ranking

# 901-950QS World University Rankings

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115Undergraduate programs

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About West Virginia University

West Virginia University is where mountaineers go first. As the state’s flagship, land-grant institution, it is our mission and our passion to encourage students to be bold enough to dream big and learn to see “impossible” as just a challenge. With an enrollment of over 30,000 across our three campuses in Morgantown (main), Beckley (WVU Tech), and Keyser (Potomac State), WVU boasts students from all 55 West Virginia counties, each of the 50 states, and 107 nations.

Our main campus, located in Morgantown, is about 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA, and within a day’s drive of Washington D.C., Cleveland, and New York City. Morgantown is consistently listed as one of the best college towns in America and was named the “No. 1 Small City in America” by BizJournals.com.


About West Virginia University

West Virginia University is where mountaineers go first. As the state’s flagship, land-grant institution, it is our mission and our passion to encourage students to be bold enough to dream big and learn to see “impossible” as just a challenge. With an enrollment of over 30,000 across our three campuses in Morgantown (main), Beckley (WVU Tech), and Keyser (Potomac State), WVU boasts students from all 55 West Virginia counties, each of the 50 states, and 107 nations.

Our main campus, located in Morgantown, is about 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA, and within a day’s drive of Washington D.C., Cleveland, and New York City. Morgantown is consistently listed as one of the best college towns in America and was named the “No. 1 Small City in America” by BizJournals.com.


Available programs

West Virginia University, founded in 1867, is a land-grant institution – and WVU Morgantown is the flagship of a system of statewide campuses. WVU is committed to advancing education, healthcare and prosperity by providing access and opportunity to all. An R1 research institution – one of only 115 in the nation – WVU’s researchers are performing groundbreaking work in energy, physics and astronomy, neuroscience, forensic science and rural health.

WVU Morgantown’s enrollment of 28,409 includes students from all 50 U.S. states and over 2,300 international scholars from 107 nations. WVU offers more than 340 majors at the bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional levels from 14 colleges and schools. Majors range from accounting, music industry, aerospace engineering, biostatistics, astronomy, business, energy systems engineering and psychology to public health, global supply chain management, mining engineering, physics, sport management and strategic communications.

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering program is accredited by ABET; WVU is one of only three US universities that offer this major.

And WVU is the only US university to offer bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in forensic and investigative science and has the largest crime scene training complex in the US, which includes four crime scene houses, a vehicle processing center and a vault for bank robbery scenarios.

The University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1926, and individual programs hold dozens of specialized accreditations.

U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 America’s Best Graduate Schools included 19 WVU programs, with Petroleum Engineering at #12 and Pharmacy at #36. WVU is one the magazine’s Top 100 Public Universities, and the online Software Engineering graduate program is ranked #10. Bloomburg Business ranked WVU’s College of Business and Economics as the ninth-best for return on investment, and our Statler College of Engineering is ranked the 24th best value for an undergraduate program

B.A. in Biology

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University information

General

665+
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6+
79+

Bachelor

1240+
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61+
23,106
79%
21%
1,270
45%
55%
1,568
95%
5%

Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

West Virginia University is one of the top public universities in Morgantown, United States. It is ranked #901-950 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

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