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International

We’re invested in serving as the gateway between West Virginia and the world.

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International Students

More than 2,000 international students from 114 nations call our Morgantown campus home. Learn how to apply as an international student.

Visit the Undergraduate International Admission page Visit the International Graduate Admission page
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Education Abroad

Studying abroad challenges you to go beyond your own personal comfort zone and develops valuable skills for your future. With programs ranging from one week to a full year, it's easy to find a program that meets your academic goals.

Visit the Education Abroad website
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Global Affairs

Our office combines functions such as Education Abroad, International Student and Scholar Services, and WVU's Intensive English Program to create a holistic and centralized approach to internationalization.

Visit the Global Affairs website
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Bahrain Campus

We welcome students from around the world to enroll in our civil engineering program in Bahrain, which offers the same courses and curriculum as the program in Morgantown.

Visit the WVU Bahrain website
Portrait of Brandon Brown

Summer in South Korea

Brandon Brown
World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

One of two WVU students studying abroad this summer as recipients of the highly competitive U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship, Brandon is studying the Korean language at the Pusan National University in South Korea.

“Learning languages is my way of learning how to understand the universality of human life, learning to live as someone in another culture, and to look into my own culture from an outside perspective as much as possible.”

More About Brandon