West Virginia University

Mae'r cynnwys hwn ar gael yn Saesneg yn unig.

Morgantown, West Virginia

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Fast facts

Language of study English
Students enrolled 32,348
Campuses 5
Academic year August-May
Semester 1 (Fall) August-December
Semester 2 (Spring) January-May
Times World Ranking n/a
QS World Ranking n/a

Living costs 2014/15

Approximate living costs per semester:

Return flight from UK £500-1,000
Visa costs £150-250
Accommodation £1,400-2000
Health insurance Private health insurance needed (No university package)


Applicants for on-campus housing are strongly encouraged to apply as early as possible and to contact University Housing prior to arrival. The availability of spaces is quite limited. On-campus housing needs to be arranged before arriving at WVU, including the completion of a housing contract.

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Things to do

Morgantown offers plenty of things to do to suit all tastes. From wineries to golf courses and outdoor pursuits, there's a lot on offer.

Located 13 miles east of Morgantown, Coopers Rock State Forest offers nearly 50 miles of trails, an overlook with a panoramic view of the Cheat River Gorge, campsites, picnic shelters and more.

Travel opportunities

The University is situated less than two hours from Pittsburgh, less than four hours from Washington DC and less than five hours from Cincinnati. It is also possible to travel to Indianapolis in under six hours.


Summer (June-August) high temperatures are usually between 24 and 35°C.
Winter (December-February) low temperatures usually range from -17 to 7°C.
Spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) temperatures are in between.

Academic Schools

Students studying in the following schools are eligible to apply:

  • History, Archaeology and Religion and Politics
  • Modern Languages
  • Maths

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