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West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Beckley, WV 4-Year Public

WVU Tech Student Life

WVU Tech is on a 114-acre campus in a small town setting in Beckley, West Virginia WVU Tech has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

WVU Tech also has fraternities and sororities.

WVU Tech has a thriving Christian Student Union. In fact, more students participate in Christian Student Union than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at WVU Tech include Student Activities Board, Alpha Phi Omega, Student Government Association and American Society of Mechanical Engineers

WVU Tech students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Light Up Old Main, and Pre-Exam Jam.

WVU Tech Housing

WVU Tech offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most WVU Tech students live off campus. In 2021, 23% of undergrads at WVU Tech lived in some kind of on-campus housing. There are 446 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,755 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 31 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 1% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

WVU Tech offers coed housing and .

Is WVU Tech Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

West Virginia University Institute of Technology is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The WVU Tech campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Plan a Visit to WVU Tech

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to WVU Tech, take Interstate 64 and 77 to Beckley, WV. If you need to fly, book your flight to Yeager airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in West Virginia you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore WVU Tech's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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WVU Tech Campus Services

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