Diversity at WVU

Our Commitment to Diversity

At WVU, our students, faculty, and staff are gathered from every state and more than 100 countries. Our institution values the unique perspectives and experiences that each new Mountaineer brings to our campus. We are committed to fostering the discovery, exploration, and sharing of the rich dimensions of diversity in all of our students and empowering all students to achieve.

Diversity Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen

Interesting Facts about WVU: Did you know...?

Culture and Heritage Resources:

African American/Black Students | Latino(a)/Hispanic Students | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students | Native American/American Indian Students | Veterans/Military

Noteworthy News:

World Music Concert to feature WVU’s ‘Big Red Drum’ | National Bar Association names distinguished award in honor of WVU’s Ken Gray | WVU McNair Scholars Program recruiting underrepresented students for 2014 internships | WVU’s Diversity Week to show there’s a place for you at WVU | WVU earns high marks for recruiting, graduating low-income students in 2013 Washington Monthly rankings# | WVU’s new office for Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to host open house | HSTA celebrates 20 years of success | WVU celebrates fight, continuing journey toward justice| WVU welcomes campus, community to MLK breakfast and Inaugural Ball | News Archive

Our Students

View enrollment by gender, geographic region, race or ethnicity, and veteran status, as well as student diaries and videos.

Academic Programs

View a list of courses, majors, minors, study abroad, and exchange programs, and more that offer exciting and unique opportunities to study culture and cultural issues, history, language, art, and other diversity-related topics across many disciplines and from many perspectives on campus and abroad.

Centers and Offices

View a list of offices and centers dedicated to interculturalism, as well as supporting and empowering students and community members from diverse backgrounds.


View cultural student organizations, as well as faculty, staff, and alumni organizations committed to diversity initiatives.


View a list of programs, projects, and special events dedicated to embracing the uniqueness of every Mountaineer.

Nurturing Diversity

At WVU, we empower all students to achieve their full potential through an array of programs designed to support students from diverse backgrounds. View a list of offices, centers, and programs that promote such success.

Community and Regional Resources

View a list of festivals, churches, and more in the Morgantown community and beyond.