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Reviews 2364 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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4 College Student

Greek Life: There is a lot of frats, but few sororities

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3 College Student

Technology: There is too many students at this school for there to be any computers open, especially during finals

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Student

Administration: The don't let anyone get away with anything

3 College Student

Off-Campus Dining: Same places all the time

4 College Student

Academics: The classes are actually very challenging here

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4 College Student

Diversity: Everyone here is very accepting

2 College Student

Health & Safety: the police only stand in one location

4 College Freshman

Administration: It's not bad. If you don't bring attention to yourself, campus police don't care. As for visitation, only 2 (Summit and Honors) dorms allow overnight visitors of the opposite sex, but its not hard to get people in the other dorms who do not.

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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: some are crazy, others are cool

3 College Freshman

Athletics: Our teams haven't been great this year, but everyone still goes to the games and cheers on the teams.

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4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Being a member of the Greek Community here, I can soundly say that no one cares. It is a big thing here, but it's not a big deal. The parties are fun. It's not terribly hard to get in, but helps if you're a girl. The houses on the outside are beautiful. As for prices, dues rage from $250 all the way up to $1400 a semester.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Everyone makes WVU out to be insane partying all the time. Truth is most people save their drinking until Thirsty Thursday rolls around. Alcohol is very apparent. You will see random beer cans scattered around, but nothing that is too out of the ordinary. As for drug use, no matter where you go, there will be people using drugs. Here at West Virginia University, we are no different, but no one cares if you party or not. You can easily go to a party and have a good time with out drugs or alcohol.

WVU just became a "Tobacco Free" campus last fall. So far we are still not a tobacco free campus. People still smoke and campus authorities seem to adopt the attitude of "Oh well." It isn't bad, the campus doesn't smell like smoke. It's just a policy that was put in place and then not paid attention to.

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3 College Freshman

Technology: There are plenty of computer labs and you can borrow laptops from the library. Printing is pretty average. If you are a student of the Journalism school you get money to print, which is nice. The network is good, but it can sometimes be a pain when you have to login every time you change buildings.

2 College Freshman

Parking: we need more parking options; preferably free.

2 College Freshman

Campus Food: too much sodium; we need healthier options

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: i want my own room

3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: i'm in a long distance relationship

3 College Freshman

Administration: not too strict. #1 party school for a reason

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2 College Freshman

Greek Life: they party too much and are annoying

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: it's difficult but theres a lot of options

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: I don't party much, so it's mostly irrelevant to me.

4 College Freshman

Academics: it's very difficult but I chose it and am determined to succeed.

4 College Freshman

Academics: i chose this school for a reason; it's wonderful

3 College Freshman

Campus Quality: we have a nice campus & safety buttons that when you hit them the campus police come and help you asap

3 College Freshman

Campus Quality: there is a lot of partying...

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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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