About West Virginia University:

West Virginia University is a public institution that was founded in 1867. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 22,350, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 2,800 acres. West Virginia University is a public institution located along the Monongahela River in the small city of Morgantown in the northern part of the state. WVU offers nearly 200 bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional programs within 15 colleges. A few of the graduate degrees available include those in the College of Business and Economics, the College of Engineering and Mineral Resources and the School of Medicine, which is home to the highly ranked rural medicine and primary care programs. Students who want to take a break from academics for the weekend can take a road trip from the WVU campus, situated near the Pennsylvania border, to the cities of Pittsburgh, Cleveland or Washington.Students at WVU can help others through the Center for Service and Learning, which gives class credit for community service and promotes events such as Random Acts of Kindness Week. There are also more than 400 student organizations for students to try, including nearly 30 Greek chapters, as well as club and intramural sports.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 427 477 - 465 474 491 - - 495 - 501-550 459 473

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture - - 289 283 - - - - - 401-450 401-450 401-450
Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Life Sciences - - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500 451-500
Medicine - - - - - - - - - 401-450 401-450 351-400
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences 253 231 203 194 - 246 255 291 - 301-350 301-350 301-350

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 266 - - - - - 451-500 401-450 451-500
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - -
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistry - - - - - - - - - -
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - 451-500 -
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 401-450
Computer Science - - - - - - - 301-350 241 237
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - -
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - 301-350 287 351-400
Environment / Ecology - 273 - - - - - - - -
Geosciences - - - - - - - - - -
Immunology - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science - - - - - - - - - -
Mathematics - - - - - - - - - -
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - -
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - -
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 227 209 177 182 207 178 212 256
Physics - - - - - - - - - -
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - 301-350 301-350
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 299
Space Science - - - - - - - - - -