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Reviews 2387 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Each professor has their own style in lectures. From my own classes I've attended, I feel that majority of each style I was able to adjust to. Professors are very helpful and encourage for students to use them for help.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The community takes safety and health very seriously. As Freshmen, you are required to take online programs that educate you on both those topics and how to be successful with them at the university. I felt safe on campus and never had worries. With that being said people are still cautious and make sure that it's a safe environment.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I liked living on campus in dorms because mine was the biggest. You got to meet many people and the rooms were a little bigger than other dorms I've seen at other universities. I never heard that there is a dorm to absolutely stay away from because everyone had their own opinions about where they lived and it was all mixed reviews.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I am not apart of Greek life and I have not given thought to join. From people I've met that are part of it they are very nice people. Greek life percentage isn't actually as big as it seems and they are viewed in many different ways. Personally I believe that majority are in it for the right reasons and treat non-Greeks well.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: The athletes are dedicated and it shows in their team performance. They are prideful and represent West Virginia University very well.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: This school has a sense of home and pride that is unbeatable. I'm an out of state student and though I love my home back in Ohio, going back to West Virginia University. I never feel unsettled. It truly is a great school. I remember going to visit thinking it wouldn't be my cup of tea, but as I walked around and learned about the university it's self, I thought "wow...I feel right at home." I knew then that this was the school for me. That is why if I had to do college all over again, I would certainly choose WVU.

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: It's sweet I'm in one you don't have to tho

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The professors within my major are awesome. They are so helpful and really care about us. As far as gen ed teachers go, most of them are grad students. That can be weird since they are basically our age.

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3 College Junior

Overall Experience: I feel like i will be prepped thanks to my professors to find contacts out in the real world for a job.

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2 College Junior

Health & Safety: I do not feel safe walking around campus after dark. Sometimes I feel safe during the day as long as many people are out.

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1 College Junior

Greek Life: I was involved in a sorority at the first college I went to and LOVED it. Everyone was so nice, kind, caring, and did so much work for the community. I transferred here and was so appalled by the greek life scene I decided not to join my sorority here.

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4 College Junior

Athletics: Football is a huge thing. The other sports get overshadowed by it.

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3 College Junior

Overall Experience: I haven't really enjoyed my experience at this school. I would venture to say the great majority of the students are just here to party and drink. Not many in my major are putting their education first. However the location is very pretty with lots to do.

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4 College Freshman

Athletics: I really think WVU is great to it's atheletes.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I have had both great teachers, and some that don't care, they only want money. Depends. I have a few I really dislike because I'm trying to understand and they don't help. Then I have had a few where they are super helpful and those are my favorite.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I find the overall environment of West Virginia University is one of hope. Being a transfer student, I have discovered the staff of this institution is really focused on each and every student and their success. This is something I did not experience at my previous Big 10 university. Everyone is helpful whether it is in regard to small questions or serious concerns. The openness and welcomeness of the community is something I have never experienced before. I am a firm believer that this university is concerned with every students success academically and beyond.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The best college option for me. I couldn't have picked a better program or place to complete my four years of study.i would recommend WVU to anyone who wants to have a good time at college and be involved and simultaneously get an honest degree done, not just "underwater basket weaving". We knoe hoe to play hard and work even harder and there's a strong sense of community in the college.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Speaking strictly on the engineering college, there are an incredible amount of internship and job options. We hold a yearly job fair with various smaller ones throughout. The job placement of or college for those students looking for jobs directly out of undergrad studies is 99% and we are one of the highest rated engineering programs within the US.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The school is relatively safe and there are copious amounts of emergency phones distributed throughout the campus that call campus police directly. All parts of campus are well lit when walking and there is usually a faculty or university employee at every entrance of buildings that can help students if they feel unsafe.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The rooms an be considered small depending on the sort of room you acquire. I found my room to be quite spacious for a double but there was absolutely no privacy between my roommate, no matter how moved our furniture. The college doesn't quite care how you pla furniture as long as no emergency exits are blocked off and the heating and a/c panels aren't blocked.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: The Greek system at WVU is relatively extensive and depending on your view can be amazing or horrible. Most non-Greeks believe the Greeks are for the most part good people that help out the community, but that can be incredibly cliquish and snobby. The major view of non-Greeks is why pay for friends when you can meet incredible people throughout campus.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: We have some of the best facilities in West Virginia, if not the best facilities! There is never a dull or empty moment at the student rec from the moment they open, 0600, to the moment they close, 2400. The equipment is up to date and relatively new.ntheres great variety in options and locations to be active.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: This college was the best option for me! The professors, baring a select few, are incredibly involved and incredibly invested in the success of the students and reputation of the institution! They are lead by a "wild and wonderful" president that is incredibly active in student affairs, President Gee. A truly amazing college!

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I'm only a freshman so I don't have excessive experience just yet.

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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Network will be the huge factor to be accepted.

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Overall, students have made it pretty clear that they are really enjoying their time at WVU. Looking back through this book, it can be seen that WVU has garnered many high grades for subjects such as social scene, academics, and athletics. It is clear that there are many things the school excels in. The aforementioned are huge parts of campus life at WVU, and the students have said nothing but good things about them. While there were many high grades, there were a few grades that show the University could still improve in certain areas. It is clear that the campus dining services are not doing a great job pleasing the students, nor is the parking situation on campus. Considering these are two pretty important things on a college campus, the University should quickly take the right steps to move those two issues into a positive direction.

The attitude at WVU seems pretty split between academics and social events. While most students attend WVU with the expectation of a great education, there are a select few who come to WVU because of the potential party scene. Either way, WVU offers something for each side. With each incoming class comes the promise to improve upon faults and provide students with the best possible experience and education. The athletics program is on the rise and on the verge of gaining national prominence. The academic programs are showing promise as more WVU graduates are gaining recognition for their accomplishments. WVU is a student-oriented university, and should be considered by incoming freshmen who want to be treated to a great college education and experience.

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