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Welcome home.

Find your purpose in Almost Heaven.

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WVU offers a full college experience – and outdoor activities you love.

Start Your Adventure

Keep climbing — at an R1 research university in an outdoor paradise. Bike, paddle or ski your way to a successful career.

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Fall for WVU

West Virginia shines in every season. But fall is extra special.

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Why choose?

At WVU, you can have the best of city living and the outdoors.

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Adventure 101

Explore with Adventure WV before attending your first class.

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Let us be your guide

We're here to help every step of the way.

Future Students

Whether you're just researching or you're ready to apply, you can start here to learn more.

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Admitted Students

Already admitted to WVU? No matter where you are, you can explore campus, get your questions answered and immerse yourself in our one-of-a-kind community.

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For Families

If your student's been admitted to WVU, we know you have questions, too. Learn about next steps, student services and how to connect with other parents and families.

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Graduate School

Explore our 220 graduate programs, estimate costs, review application procedures and apply online. Want to learn even more? You can take a virtual tour to explore our facilities.

Graduate Admissions
Portrait of Oluwatoyin Adebisi

The WVU Experience

Oluwatoyin Adebisi
Human and Community Development PhD student

Toyin wants to work to make sure other women do not have the kinds of experiences she did while seeking health care during two pregnancies in Nigeria. Her WVU education provides many ways to help fulfill her life's purpose.