West Virginia University

West Virginia University

Founded in 1867 as one of the first land-grants, West Virginia University is still one of the few schools in the U.S. that is a land-grant, doctoral research university with a comprehensive medical school. Our main campus is home to 29,175 students from 50 states and 102 nations. Students choose from 193 degree programs ranging from dance, education, or psychology to political science. We dream big and discover critical breakthroughs – in neuroscience, radio astronomy, forensic science, biometrics, biomedical engineering, STEM education, shale gas and public health. With 190,000-plus alumni in 60 nations, the Mountaineer spirit is found around the world.

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