Academic Opportunities

What can you become at WVU? Just about anything you want to be! With 193 degree programs in 15 academic colleges, WVU can help you discover your passion.

Our proud tradition of academic excellence attracts some of the nation’s best and brightest students and scholars. If you want to challenge yourself academically, explore our Honors College. WVU ranks nationally for prestigious scholarships (24 Rhodes Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 40 Goldwater Scholars), and the ASPIRE Office can help enrich your college experience and guide you as you apply for these and other national awards.

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Our Office of Graduate Education and Life supports our vibrant graduate and professional student community through unique programming such as the Graduate Academy, designed to help students complete their degrees, teach and research effectively, and plan for their careers.

Are you undecided on a major? Don’t panic – WVU is a great place to find a major that’s right for you. Our University College will help you find your academic path.

In addition to our majors and minors, you can further customize your experience by:

As you progress through your academic career, the WVU Libraries, along with our tutoring and support services, offer the help you need to succeed in your courses.

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and many WVU programs hold specialized accreditation.