History, Affiliations and Rankings
Founded in 1867, West Virginia University (WVU) is a public one among a dozen schools in the United States that are land-grant, doctoral research universities with a comprehensive medical school. The university holds accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission, ABET approving nine engineering programs and many other program specialized accreditations. WVU is a “Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity” or “R1”, a title awarded to only 130 out of 4,500 plus universities nationwide as classified by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. It is a space-grant university, a part of a network formed for outer-space research. Every year since 2006, WVU has received the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. As per the QS World Rankings 2022, WVU ranks #800-1000, US News and World Rankings place WVU at #616 in Best Global Universities and #241 in National Universities. In the 2021 US rankings, West Virginia University ranked #401-500. As per Shanghai World University Rankings 2020, it ranked #401-500. The CWUR placed WVU in the top 3% among 19,000 worldwide universities.
Infrastructure, Campuses, and Courses
WVU framework has four grounds situated in the territory of Virginia with a joined place where there are 15,880 sections of land that incorporates 518 structures, seven libraries, and Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) System-PC driven vehicles, and a lot more administrations. The WVU Institute of Technology in Beckley offers north of 35 majors, one of the main 100 undergrad designing projects broadly. WVU Potomac State College in Keyser offers in excess of 60 majors with one of the lowest charge rates. The WVU Morgantown grounds, principle grounds, offers 380+ majors in various fields like farming, expressions, and sciences, business, and financial aspects, innovative expressions, dentistry, human administration, designing and mineral assets, regulation, media, medication, nursing, drug store, sport sciences, with many distance schooling and online classes. The WVU has Health Sciences grounds in Charleston and Martinsburg, 10 exploratory homesteads and four backwoods, and WVU Jackson's Mill State 4-H Camp.
Accomplishments and Alumni
WVU worked together with NASA to send off West Virginia's initial satellite into space on December 16, 2018. It routinely positions broadly for renowned grants. It is one of the main two colleges in the United States to offer a Ph.D. in criminological science. Presently a necessity for every clinical understudy, a clinical dependence program was first presented by the WVU. Just four organizations remembering WVU for the country offer joint petroleum and flammable gas designing. The Aquatics Therapy program in the activity physiology major is offered exclusively by WVU in the country. WVU's The David and JoAnn Shaw Center for Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety (STEPS) is the world's just completely authorized medical care reproduction focus. WVU has created north of 200,000 alumni overall including TV and celebrity Chris Sarandon; Arizona Diamondbacks proprietor Ken Kendrick; Michael Ammar the performer; Jon McBride, a space traveler at NASA; Katherine G. Johnson, NASA mathematician, and physicist granted with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015; U.S. Congressperson Joe Manchin among the others.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
WVU was remembered for the rundown of Top Colleges for Diversity and given the Higher Education in Diversity Award. The college presently has 2,315 worldwide understudies addressing somewhere around 49 nations. WVU has coordinated graduated class sections in Shanghai, China; Tokyo, Japan; Malaysia; and Kuwait. The college finds different ways to keep up with its high business rate by getting sorted out incessant work fairs and utilizing two-way work stages, for example, Symplicity and Handshake which are additionally utilized by the Fortune 500 organizations and the public authority offices for the end goal of employing.