About West Virginia State University

WVSU is a distinguished public university committed to your academic excellence and professional success. Founded in 1891, we boast a long and proud tradition of innovative teaching, applied research and worthwhile service to our community and the world. With a student population of more than 3,500 students and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1, we offer a comfortable and supportive learning environment alongside opportunities associated with a much larger university. We are located only a few miles from the West Virginia state capital and only hours away from major cities in five bordering states.

About International Affairs

The Office of International Affairs is dedicated to supporting our international students and their families from admission through graduation. We’ll offer you helpful information about visas, English language study, housing, career opportunities, recreation and so much more. Our small, friendly team is dedicated to helping you make the most out of your experience at WVSU.