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John Chambers College of Business and Economics

Morgantown, United States


Established in the year 1867, and initially named as Agricultural College of West, which was later changed into West Virginia University in the year 1868, the university enjoys recognition under the Morril Land-Grant Colleges Act and is known for its participation in extensive research activity. Placed within small town scenery in Morgantown, West Virginia, it is also known to be the first institute that provided an undergraduate degree in Biometric systems. The university offers majors in domains of Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Animal Sciences, Landscape Architecture, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Journalism and the like and accepts SAT Critical Reading, SAT Math and ACT Composite test scores for admission. Average financial aid grant provided is about $7488 along with a provision for Scholarship up to $5812. Well equipped with housing facilities, West Virginia University does not fall short on maintaining administrative services of legal support, health clinics and psychological counseling along with an exclusive advisor for international students The university is home to about 400 organizations run independently by students which cover cultural, religious, academic and political fields with a special focus towards Greek and local sororities and fraternities. It also promotes student exposure through the organization of events like the annual fall fest and musical concerts reaching out to major public figures like Akon, Maroon-5 and 50 cents, to name a few. Commendable alumni of the university include stars of the entertainment industry like Terry Bowden and Tommy Bowden, NBA basketball player Jerry West, NASA astronaut Jon McBride and Katherine G. Johnson who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015.
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