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At WVU, you can have it all — quality academics, epic campus activities and the perfect location to launch your future.

Learn about applying and how you can experience campus for yourself.

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Experience WVU

The experience of a lifetime is waiting for you. Ready to discover it for yourself?

Fund Your Future

In 2020-2021, nearly 90% of WVU first-time freshman students received grants/scholarships.

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Promise at WVU

You can't have too many scholarships. That's why, in most cases, WVU merit scholarships are awarded in addition to the West Virginia Promise scholarship.

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What is test optional? 🤔

Apply for admission and earn scholarships — without test scores.

No ACT or SAT score? No problem.

Don't wait to take the ACT, SAT or other standardized test. You can apply now without test scores.

If you're admitted, you'll be considered for scholarships based on your GPA. And you can proceed with the admissions process, like making your housing arrangements.

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Next Steps

Request Information

Want to know more about WVU? Fill out our request form to receive more information.

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Our fall 2023 admissions application is available for high school seniors and high school graduates. The 2024 application opens August 1.

How to Apply


We’ve added more scholarships to cover even more students. With a little help, you’ll have the chance to follow your passions wherever they lead.

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Follow @WVUAdmissions

For questions and to learn more, follow @WVUAdmissions on Twitter and Facebook.

Quiz Break

Have some fun, enjoy our GIFs and start thinking what your future might hold.

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Can We Guess Your Future Purpose? Find Your Career Pathway

Are you a creative spirit, a born innovator, a helper to the core? We'll help you find the path to your purpose.

Career Quiz
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Myth or Fact: FAFSA Edition

Don’t be fooled by common financial aid myths. Learn the facts about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

FAFSA Quiz Cost and Aid