West Virginia University

public university Estd 1867
Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
West Virginia University

Formerly known as the Agricultural College of West Virginia, West Virginia University is a public research-centric university. It was established in the year 1867 by the West Virginia Legislature. In the year 1873, under the presidency of Marmaduke Dent, the alumni association of this university was formed. In the year 1889, The Board of Regents approved to admit women in the university. The School of Medicine started its operations in the year 1902, offering a two-year medical course to the students. Presently, the university is functioning under the Presidency of E. Gordon Gee and holds an accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. It is certified as the R1: Doctoral University by the Carnegie Classification.

WVU has a 912-acre main campus in Morgantown, which has three satellite campuses: the Downtown Campus, the Health Sciences Campus and the Evansdale Campus. The campus features state-of-the-art academic, administrative, recreation, housing and support facilities. This university has eight libraries that offer digital resources and modern computers to the students. The campuses also offer several amenities to the students to provide comfort and safety within the premises. These include police staff, the Core Arboretum and various student sororities. Additionally, WVU has built a transit system called Personal Rapid Transit to increase connectivity among these campuses, which commenced its services in 1973 and offers free rides to the staff and students. Apart from the main campus, the university operates two divisional campuses in Keyser and Beckley.

WVU has academic schools nine colleges and five schools that offer undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programmes in over 350 majors and minors. The students can choose to pursue programmes in arts and sciences, agriculture, natural resources, design, business, economics, creative arts, education, human services, physical activity, engineering, law, media, sport sciences, medicine, nursing and public health. It also extends a range of online programmes to ensure flexible learning for working professionals. West Virginia University is a vast community that represents ethnicities and cultures of 188 countries of the world and all 50 states of the U.S. In 2019, total students enrolment was 29,933 with 26,839 being on the Morgantown Campus. The university has 2,074 full-time and 693 part-time instructional faculties on the roll. In 2017-18, a total of $326 million was disbursed in the form of grants, loans and other financial aid to help the students.

WVU has a global alumni network of 2,00,000 graduates living in 135 countries, that includes many distinguished names known for their accomplishments and contributions in their professional fields. Some notable names in the alumni list are Don Knotts (Television Celebrity), Jon Mcbride (NASA Astronaut), Joe Manchin (Politician), Ken Kendrick (Owner of the Arizona Diamondbacks) and Katherine G. Johnson (Physicist, Winner of the Presidential Medal of Freedom).

Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 1.5 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 18.4 Lakh

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MBA
  • Duration - 14 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 22.5 Lakh

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Masters of Science Mechanical Engineering (M.S.M.E.)
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 18.4 Lakh

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Master of Science in Finance
  • Duration - 1.5 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 600, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 23.4 Lakh

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Master of Science Civil Engineering (M.S.C.E.)
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 18.4 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 17.8 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 17.3 Lakh

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Masters of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Duration - 24-36 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 18.4 Lakh

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Masters of Science Electrical Engineering (M.S.E.E.)
  • Duration - 1.5 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 18.4 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 17.8 Lakh

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Master of Science in Biology
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 17.9 Lakh

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Master of Science in Statistics
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 17.9 Lakh

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Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
  • Duration - 3 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 17.8 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)- Management
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 17.5 Lakh

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Master of Science in Journalism
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 17.5 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)- Finance
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 17.5 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Journalism
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 17 Lakh

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Master of Public Administration
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 17.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 16.9 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS - 7 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
BBA - 2 CoursesSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 61 & Above
MIM - 1 CourseIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 92 & Above
GMAT - 600 & Above
BSc - 1 CourseSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 61 & Above
MFA - 1 CourseIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
BE/Btech - 3 CoursesSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 61 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - Accepted
GRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
Other Courses - 3 CoursesIELTS - 6-6.5
TOEFL - 61-79
SAT - Accepted

Admission Requirement

Application feesNo Fees

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 7 Courses18 - 36 MonthsINR 17.9L - 18.4L
USD 24,372 - 25,056
BBA - 2 Courses4 YearsINR 17.5L
USD 23,952
MIM - 1 Course1.5 YearsINR 23.4L
USD 32,004
BSc - 1 Course4 YearsINR 17.3L
USD 23,616
MFA - 1 Course3 YearsINR 17.8L
USD 24,354
BE/Btech - 3 Courses4 YearsINR 16.9L - 17.8L
USD 23,040 - 24,312
MBA - 1 Course14 MonthsINR 22.5L
USD 30,726
Other Courses - 3 Courses2 - 4 YearsINR 17L - 17.9L
USD 23,208 - 24,372

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