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About WVU Online

Access. Excellence. Opportunity.


WVU and WVU Online have a single mission: to provide a quality and affordable education. No matter who you are, or where you are, you’ll find your niche here.

As part of “One West Virginia University,” WVU Online is guided by WVU’s mission calling for programs and services that:

  • create a diverse and inclusive culture that advances education, healthcare, and prosperity for all;
  • provide access and opportunity;
  • advance high-impact research; and
  • lead transformation in West Virginia and the world, though local, state and global engagement.

As the demand for online degrees and courses grows, WVU Online continues our student-centered focus.

Our responsibilities include:

  • constantly exploring new technology to provide you with the most up-to-date online education;
  • providing online programs that are an extension of the excellence of our on-campus programs;
  • designing online programs that provide you with future-ready skills to put you ahead of the competition.

Student Services

At WVU Online, you have access to a team that will help you succeed from the day you register for your first class, to the day you graduate. We provide a strong support system, so you never feel lost or alone.

Nicole Andino in front of the Mountainlair on her laptop.

  • Academic Life Coaches help you find the program that is right for you and steer you through the enrollment process.
  • Your academic advisor knows the specifics of your program and will guide you every step of the way as you complete your courses.
  • The Mountaineer Hub connects you to financial aid, scholarships, academic information, and more.
  • WVU’s Technology Service Desk provides support for online systems, to resolve and prevent problems.
  • The Office of Accessibility Services assists students with temporary or permanent disabilities.
  • You will have 24/7 student mental health support that is 100% confidential.
  • The WVU Tutoring Center offers online versions of “drop-in” tutoring.
  • The WVU Libraries system provides resources for online students, including a live “Chat with a Librarian.”

Student Spotlight

Hear directly from our students about the WVU Online experience.

WVU Online student Alexis Wable.

Alexis Wable

Business Data Analytics M.S.

Alexis chose WVU Online because she wanted to have flexibility in both her career and her education. Reviewing the coursework and meeting the faculty really solidified her choice to pursue this degree.

Learn More About Alexis

WVU Online student Chris Morlock.

Chris Morlock

Music Industry M.A. / Integrated Marketing Communications M.S.

Chris selected WVU Online for both of his master's programs and the ability to have his classes online was a significant factor in his decision to enter both these programs.

Learn More About Chris

Who We Are

As one West Virginia University, we are purposeful in our studies and our work so that we can partner with our communities – both near and far – to bring needed and valued solutions to real-life problems within the pillars of education, healthcare and prosperity.

WVU Online = Academic Integrity

WVU is recognized for its academic excellence. We bring WVU to you with a state-of-the-art learning platform, support and connections that start even before you enroll, and access to a dynamic online community.


WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, which guarantees the quality of the University as a whole. Most WVU Online programs also hold specialized accreditation.


The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA), establishes uniform standards for distance education for all participating institutions. WVU Online joined SARA in 2014 and offers distance education in all 49 states, districts and territories that participate in SARA.


As an online student, you’ll use WVU eCampus, a powerful virtual space where courses are easy to follow, communication with your professors is seamless, and collaboration with peers is built into the learning experience.

WVU Online By The Numbers


Online degree programs and certificates.


Students enrolled in WVU Online degree programs.


WVU students took at least one online class.


WVU Online courses.


of WVU Online students are residents of West Virginia.


of WVU Online students are non-residents of West Virginia.

WVU Online

Become a problem solver. Be a decision maker. First, your degree. World-class academics at an exceptional value.

Occasionally a student will encounter an issue with an online course that he or she doesn’t know how to resolve. Should this occur, please visit the link below.

Internal Student Complaint Process

Contact Us

WVU Online
West Virginia University
PO Box 6800
Morgantown, WV 26506-6800

Phone: (800) 253-2762

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