Founded in 1891 as a Historically Black University.
West Virginia State University, a public university located in the capital city of Charleston, West Virginia, offers 23 baccalaureate degrees and 5 graduate degrees in public administration, media studies, biotechnology, and criminal justice.
WVSU offers a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, a unique interdisciplinary degree program that consists of five concentration areas: Africana Studies, Communication, International Business, International Relations, and Foreign Language.
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An International Student Center has become the central focal point for international student community activities, providing an orientation for new international students, a place for the International Student Association to meet and social/cultural activities offered throughout the year.
WVSU offers on-campus housing and dining options.
The Charleston Yeager Airport is less than a 20 minute drive from the WVSU campus and provides non-stop flights to Washington, D.C.; Chicago, Illinois; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Atlanta, Georgia; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
WVSU is accredited by Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
WVU is a place to be