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Information For

International Graduate Students

Thank you for your interest in graduate study at West Virginia University! 

It is an exciting time to be an international student in Morgantown, WV. We have outlined some resources for you:

International Admissions

If you have any questions or experience any difficulty with the application process please reach out to our International Admissions Office -

Research Graduate Programs

WVU offers over 220 graduate programs. Let us help you find the perfect graduate program that aligns with your interests and goals! Follow our simple three-step process.

Visa Information

Once you been notified of acceptance into your graduate program of interest, the Office of International Students & Scholars Services (ISSS) can assist with your student visa.

All visa related questions can be directed to


International graduate students are welcomed to campus for check-in and orientation in early-August. Check your MIX email account for more information. 

Note: If you have secured a graduate teaching assistantship you will have an additional orientation.

Activities and Organizations

It’s easy to get involved at WVU! ISSS offers cross-cultural programs and activities for international students on-campus. Additionally, there are many student organizations related to areas of study, areas of interest, international student groups, and professional organizations.

Need Help?

Review our application frequently asked questions or contact The Office of International Admissions.

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