World-leading Education at Your Fingertips

West Virginia University is recognized for its academic excellence. In fact, we rank nationally for students who receive prestigious scholarships like the Rhodes, Truman, and Goldwater scholarships among others. Our R1: Doctoral University classification means that we are among those universities with the highest research activity. We thrive on going first, on being bold enough for big ideas, and determined to launch them.

Our online programs are an extension of the excellence of our on-campus programs. Taught by respected faculty, who leverage their talents and the resources available to them on campus and through their industry connections, our programs are designed to provide you with future-ready skills that put you ahead of the curve and the competition.

Online Program Rankings

WVU is ranked as a Research University (Highest Research Activity) – R1 – in the 2015 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Our online degrees and the faculty who teach them are held to the same standards as our world-class on campus programs. 

Online software engineering MS
Online hybrid Master's in Business Administration
Online master's
in nursing
Online business

Success Artists

WVU Online Students go the Distance

Our students are diverse learners that come from all over the country and the globe. The one thing they have in common is the desire to continue their education and earn a degree from one of the best public universities in the country. Meet some of the students who have taken that next step toward their future by earning a degree from WVU Online.

Meet Our Students

Powering Your Achievement

At WVU Online you're supported every step of the way. From enrollment coaches to academic advisors to a state-of-the-art learning environment, we want to ensure that you have the tools to meet your academic goals.
Young woman sitting on the floor working on laptop

At WVU Online, you have access to a team that will help you succeed from registering for your first class to the day you graduate.

Student using WVU Online eCampus

eCampus allows WVU to deliver the highest quality educational experience to its students.

Top Notch

WVU Online Faculty Stand High

Our faculty — research professors, clinical professors, lecturers, professors of practice and instructors  — boast numerous awards and achievements and have worked for Proctor & Gamble, the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service and the World Wildlife Fund, among others.

Meet Our Faculty

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