WVU is a highly rated public university located in Morgantown, West Virginia. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 20,712 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the WVU acceptance rate is 72%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Journalism, and Sociology. Graduating 57% of students, WVU alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,500.
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West Virginia University Rankings
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.171 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.204 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.204 responses
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- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.235 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.282 responses
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- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.132 responses
West Virginia University Reviews
The moment I moved in, WVU became my home. Everyone involved in this compus was very welcoming and made me excited to further my education here. The professors truly care for their student's success and the classes are efficient. The campus is beautiful, and there is always something to do. The housing is clean, and feels like home from the start. Oh, and not to mention the football games! Sporting events really bring the mountaineer family together with a shared interest in sports. I can't see myself at any other college. Let's go mountaineers!
I am in my first semester of my freshman year at West Virginia University. I like that the university is community-oriented, in which clubs and organizations are used to create connections with students. Even though the school has a few people from different backgrounds, I wish it was more diverse so I could embrace more cultures. I have been given a lot of opportunities and experiences within my short amount of time here and appreciate the new world I have been exposed to. West Virginia is a great school to be apart of!
The campus is really pretty and everyone is really friendly. The professors I've had have been pretty good for the most part PRT, which is a great idea and makes getting to class easier, is not always reliable. The bus system is great though and students get to ride it for free with their ID. The dorms I've seen have been nice, but the bathroom cleanliness could be improved. Although most of it is do to students and not necessarily the cleaning staff. Overall my experience has been great!