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West Virginia University

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Campus Life and Facilities

West Virginia U. Students Say...

There is no escaping the “pride” West Virginia University students feel for their school, many of whom say they were “born to be a Mountaineer.” Whether it’s describing their majors, the marching band, alumni, or the foot­ball and basketball teams, it seems unanimous that the “spirit of the university is outstanding.” As one student states, “West V... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

Admissions Office

PO Box 6009

Morgantown, WV 26506-6009

United States

Phone: 304-293-2121

Fax: 304-293-3080

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 78
Fire Safety Rating: 91
Green Rating: 86
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://police.wvu.edu/

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 24.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for married students
Apartments for single students

Other:
(Special interest "floors" available, Operation Jump Start places faculty residence hall leaders adjacent to residence halls allowing frequent opportunities for faculty-student interaction outside classroom. This program mandatory for freshmen).
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International Student Groups
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Social Sororities:10
    % of women who join:5%
Number of Social Fraternities:17
% of men who join: 6
Number of Religious Organizations:29
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:www.wvu.edu/~bigltm
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:www.wvu.edu/~ebcr
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Sports
Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:WV Mountaineers
Women's Sports Team Name:WV Mountaineers
Team Mascot:The Mountaineer
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 85
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 175
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 20.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: Yes
Fee Amount: $40.00
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 97.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Dells, Fujitsu and Apple
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Art galleries, creative arts center, arboretum, herbarium, planetarium, concurrent engineering research center, discovery lab (for inventors), Appalachian hardwood center, small business development center, pharmacy museum, coal and energy museum, center for economic research, fluidization center, center for software development.
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    78
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    91
  • Green Rating:
    86
  • Campus Environment:
    Town
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    84%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    24.00
  • # of Social Sororities:
    10
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    17
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    29
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