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Forms and Procedures

Admissions Decision Appeal


First-time freshmen and transfer students

Please review the following information to determine if you qualify to appeal your admissions decision at WVU.

If you are a first-time freshman or first-time transfer student who has received a letter from the WVU Office of Admissions denying admission to the Morgantown campus and do not meet any of the scenarios outlined above, then you are eligible to file an appeal.

Nontraditional Students

Non-traditional student appeals are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. If you are classified as a non-traditional student and wish to appeal your decision, please reach out to your representative to discuss next steps.


If you determine from the information outlined above that you qualify to appeal your admissions decision, your first step is to reach out to your admissions representative. They will assist you by providing a timeline and instructions for submitting the documentation necessary to evaluate your decision and begin the appeal process.

Find Your Admissions Representative

First-time freshmen (current high school seniors)

Transfer students (have earned college credit after graduating high school)

Nontraditional students (have not attended college and graduated high school 5+ years ago and/or over the age of 23)

Please contact your representative using their email address and include “WVU Admissions Appeal” in the subject line. Be sure to include the following in the body of the email:

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