West Virginia University

West Virginia University is a public land-grant research university with its main campus in Morgantown, West Virginia. Its other campuses are those of the West Virginia University Institute of... Wikipedia

  • Former name:  Agricultural College of West Virginia (1867–1868)
  • Motto:  Πίστει τὴν ἀρετήν, ἐν δὲ τῇ ἀρετῇ τὴν γνῶσιν (Koine Greek)
  • Motto (English):  "Add to your faith virtue, and to virtue, knowledge" (2 Peter 1:5 KJV)
  • Type:  Public land-grant research university
  • Established:  February 7, 1867
  • Academic affiliations:  CONAHEC, ORAU, WVHEPC, Space-grant
  • Endowment:  $611.3 million (2020)
  • President:  E. Gordon Gee
  • Provost:  Maryanne Reed
  • Academic staff:  1,870
  • Administrative staff:  7,566
  • Students:  29,933 (All campuses)
  • Undergraduates:  21,086 (Morgantown) 1,300 (Keyser), 1,794 (Beckley)
  • Postgraduates:  4,263 (Morgantown)
  • Doctoral students:  1,490 (Morgantown)
  • Campus:  Small City, 913 acres
  • Other campuses:  Beckley, Charleston, Keyser
  • Colors:  Old Gold & Blue
  • Mascot:  The Mountaineer
  • Sporting affiliations:  NCAA Division I FBS - Big 12, CHMA
  • Website:  www.wvu.edu
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo