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Future Student Resources

No matter where you are, you can connect with West Virginia University from the comfort of home.

We’ll be adding even more resources to help you explore online, so check back often for updates.

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Explore Campus

It's the next-best thing to being here — take a virtual tour.

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Virtual Tours

Visit virtually with 360-degree views of campus, classrooms, labs and residence halls.

Virtual Campus Tour Virtual Housing Tour
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Residence Hall Video Tours

Watch this playlist for an introduction to the residence halls and neighborhoods WVU students call home.

Residence Hall Video Tours

Upcoming Virtual Events

Join live discussions and Q&As to learn more about WVU.

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Special Events

Don’t miss our open house events and other one-time offerings like Q&A sessions and discussions focused on specific topics.

Special Events
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Ongoing Events

There’s always a way to connect with us and learn more about our campus and applying to WVU! We offer tours and admissions sessions year-round.

Ongoing Events

Fund Your Future

In 2018-2019, about 87% of WVU first-time freshman students received grants and 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.

Estimate Your Scholarships View Scholarship Chart Promise at WVU

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 the Request Information form to learn about the endless possibilities we offer.

Request Information


Our fall 2021 admissions application is available for high school seniors and high school graduates. The application for fall 2022 will open Aug. 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.

View Scholarship Chart Scholarship Calculator

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