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Has WVU decided to transition to a test-optional admission policy for 2021 students?

We know that the cancellation of standardized tests during the spring and rescheduling of dates has caused uncertainty for rising seniors. However, we have not decided to change our testing policy for first-time students applying for 2021. We expect a final decision will be made in the coming weeks and at that time, will update our FAQs and communicate with prospective students and families.

In the meantime, we continue to encourage students to register for a standardized test at their earliest convenience or plan to participate in their statewide offering this fall. Preparation resources are available free to students, including those offered by the College Board and ACT.

We remind students that WVU has a rolling admission policy. Therefore, first-time applicants should remain confident that they have sufficient time throughout the fall and spring to submit scores from either testing center. We will continue to superscore and offer a variety of options for submitting official score reports.

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