Senior Citizen Students
Senior citizens of West Virginia (age 65 and older) who meet WVU residency requirements may take courses at WVU for reduced tuition and fees. Courses can be taken for credit or no credit.
How to Apply as a Senior Citizen
Print and complete the Senior Citizens application. Return the application and the $5.00 application fee to:
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 6009
Morgantown, WV 26506-6009
Be sure to indicate if you want to be a graduate or undergraduate student and if you want to take courses for credit ( grade) or no credit ( no grade). Once you have been admitted, you will receive an admission letter with instructions for course registration.
Admission Requirements for Senior Citizens
- All students submitting the Senior Citizens application will be admitted as non-degree students. Students interested in applying as degree seeking must complete the undergraduate application or the graduate application.
- To be admitted as an undergraduate student you must have at least completed high
school or the GED. This is the case if you want to take courses for credit (
grade) or no credit (
- To be admitted as a graduate student you must have at least a bachelor’s degree. This is the case if you want to take courses for credit ( grade) or no credit ( no grade).
- You must obtain instructor permission for each course taken.
If you have questions regarding this program, please contact the Office of Admissions at 304-293-2121.