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Lots of colleges and universities use the words student-centered.

At West Virginia State University, this is much more than just words.

It's the way we treat people. It's the way we approach your learning experience inside and outside the classroom.

At WVSU you will grow through academic and student life experiences that will prepare you for a career and for life. You'll discover a tremendous value and a friendly campus where it's easy to fit in - a place where students, faculty and staff go out of their way to help you reach your goals, and encourage you to exceed even your highest expectations.

Founded in 1891, WVSU has 2,884 students and a low 15-to-1 student/faculty ratio.

We offer 22 bachelor's degrees and four master's degrees, and an affordable tuition.

WVSU competes in athletics at the NCAA Division II level in five men's sports and five women's sports.

WVSU is located in Institute, W.Va., a suburb of Charleston, the largest city and the capital of West Virginia. With more than 300,000 people living in the metropolitan area, it's an active exciting and engaging community, boasting cultural and historical events, music, festivals and entertainment.


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