West Virginia University is one of the thirteen public 4-year colleges in West Virginia. The campus is located in an urban area, in Morgantown.
According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 28,406 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 5,225 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 4,180 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 80%). Every year 57% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.