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We are One Global WVU

Breaking barriers and exploring new frontiers, the Office of Global Affairs strives to advance West Virginia University towards its global destiny.

About OGA

Important Information on International Student Fee

Learn more about WVU's international student fee, and the benefits to services it provides.


Awarded Boren Award for International Study

The prestigious award allows students to focus education abroad on national security studies.

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Important Information on Travel Ban 3.0

International Students and Scholars Services provides updates about Travel Ban 3.0.


WVU IEP Awarded New Accreditation

WVU's Intensive English Program received CEA accreditation, affirming status as elite english language program.

Meet the VP for Global Strategy and International Affairs

William Brustein

"The Office of Global Affairs serves to connect WVU to the world, and the world to WVU. Our mission is to help propel WVU to the ranks of an elite global university, and bring the world to West Virginia."

William Brustein

More about the VP for Global Strategy & International Affairs

Facts and Figures

Over two-thousand international students choose to make Morgantown their home.
WVU is represented by students from 114 countries.
In 2015-2016, 921 WVU students chose to take their education outside the United States.
This past year, 63 WVU courses were taught abroad as faculty-led education abroad programs.

Education Abroad

WVU's Education Abroad helps hundreds of students experience the world each year. 

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International Students & Scholar Services

WVU's International Student & Scholar Services helps connect WVU to our international community.

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International Alumni

WVU has over 190,000 alumni worldwide. With five alumni chapters abroad, there are opportunities to reconnect and engage.

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