official Google+ page of West Virginia University. As the state’s flagship
land-grant, research university, WVU opens opportunities to scholars
around the world.
WVU ranks nationally for prestigious
scholarships—24 Rhodes Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 39 Goldwater Scholars, two George C. Marshall (British) Scholars, three Morris K. Udall Scholars, five USA Today All-USA College Academic First Team Members (and 11 academic team honorees), nine Boren Scholars, 14 Gilman Scholars, 39 Fulbright Scholars, three Department of Homeland Security Scholars, 19 Critical Language Scholars, and one Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholar.
Morgantown, W.Va., population 28,654, rated “No. 1 Small City
in America” by BizJournals.com for its exceptional quality of life.
Within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C., to the east,
Pittsburgh, Pa., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the
northwest. Other rankings: One of “Best Sports Cities” by
Sporting News; 5th “Best Small Metro” by Forbes; 12th overall “Hottest
Small City by Inc.; and one of “50 Smartest Places to Live” by
Kiplinger’s; one of the “Best Cities for Jobs” by MSN
Careers; one of the 50 best places to launch a small business by
CNNMoney.com; and the second-ranking “Best College Town for Jobs” by