West Liberty University is one of the thirteen public 4-year colleges in West Virginia. The campus is located in a rural area, in West Liberty.
According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,443 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 495 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 351 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 71%). Every year 48% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.