WVU Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 6.0% of the student population at WVU. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit WVU Disability Services.
WVU for the Military
While not a "service academy", WVU does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit WVU Veteran Services . For more information, check out our WVU for Veterans Guide.
WVU offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, WVU does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at West Virginia University
WVU offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at West Virginia University
WVU has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 21,155 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 19,568 (92.5%). Part-time attendance was 1,587 (7.5%).
West Virginia University is Ranked #529 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, WVU receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank WVU #529 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
West Virginia University Competes in the NCAA
WVU has a total of 597 student athletes, 283 men and 314 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$80,019,885|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$79,064,291|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to West Virginia University Athletics