West Virginia University is on a 1,892-acre campus in a small town setting in Morgantown, West Virginia, not far from Pittsburgh. There are many activities and organizations for West Virginia University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
West Virginia University also has fraternities and sororities.
West Virginia University has a thriving Residential Hall Association. In fact, more students participate in Residential Hall Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at West Virginia University include Alpha Phi Omega, WVU Greek System, Mountaineer Maniacs and Campus Crusade for Christ.
West Virginia University students' favorite campus traditions are Mountaineer Week, Fall Fest and Parent's Weekend and Homecoming.
West Virginia University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. There are 6,275 spots available in on-campus housing for all 21,086 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 6,275 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
West Virginia University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
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 is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The West Virginia University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
West Virginia University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, West Virginia University has patrol officers just for housing.
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 West Virginia University, take Interstate 79/68 to Morgantown, WV. If you need to fly, book your flight to Pittsburgh International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore West Virginia University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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