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West Virginia University

West Virginia University

Stewart Hall- University Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26506-6201
(304) 293-0111

West Virginia University is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1867. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Morgantown, WV. West Virginia is the the fourth oldest largest institution in the state of West Virginia. This university offers 62 bachelors level degrees, 74 degrees at the masters level, and 41 degrees at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 29,306 students pursued degrees from the 116 programs at West Virginia. WVU offers subjects including forestry and management. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in West Virginia.

Admission

In 2010, 14,229 students applied to this university. This university admitted around 88% of applicants or 12,522 students. Under half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 14,229 students applied to this university. This university admitted around 88% of applicants or 12,522 students. Under half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 88%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 89%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 87%

Student Demographics

West Virginia had 29,306 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

West Virginia had 29,306 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 15239
  • Total Enrolled Female: 14067
  • Undergraduate Male: 12267
  • Undergraduate Female: 10036
  • Graduate Male: 3011
  • Graduate Female: 3992

Faculty Demographics

It employs 2,467 teachers. Approximately 73% of instructors are full-time, close to 26% of faculty are part-time, and about 40% of teachers are women.

Faculty Demographics

It employs 2,467 teachers. Approximately 73% of instructors are full-time, close to 26% of faculty are part-time, and about 40% of teachers are women.

  • Male: 1462
  • Female: 1005
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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