International Students - Life at Tech

Want to get a head start on what it means to be a Golden Bear? Here's what you need to know about WVU Tech and ways that you can start exploring life at Tech right away.

Fast Facts

  • 1700 enrolled students from 30+ countries and 30+ states
  • 90+ international students
  • 9 ABET-accredited programs
  • #1 in return on investment in the entire state of West Virginia
  • Top 15% salary potential among four-year colleges in the United States (PayScale College Salary Report)
  • Ranked among the top 100 in the U.S. News & World Report for undergraduate engineering programs
  • Top 5 in WV for international student enrollment (Open Doors Data Report)
  • #6 among public universities in the US for tenure-track faculty (Chronicle of Higher Education)

Accreditation and Academic Rankings

WVU Tech is accredited by Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Several academic programs, including engineering, engineering technology and nursing, hold specialized accreditation.

WVU Tech is ranked in the Top 100 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs in the country by U.S. News and World Reports. WVU Tech is ranked in the Top 5 in West Virginia for international student enrollment by the 2018 Open Doors Data Report.

Student Organizations 

It has been proven that students who are involved at their universities tend to do better academically than the students who are not.  Getting involved is easy.  Here is a sample of clubs, organizations and activities WVU Tech has to offer:

WVU Tech Student Organizations List

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WVU Tech International Student Organization (Facebook)

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Important WVU Tech Codes

FAFSA: 003827   SAT: 5902   ACT: 4536
TOEFL: 5902