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  • Locations: Morgantown, WV, United States;
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2020 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Required: 2.5
APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer
APA Advisor: Marissa Baham Click here for a definition of this term US State: West Virginia - WV
Click here for a definition of this term NSE Tuition Plan(s): Plan A, Plan B
Program Description:

West Virginia University

When you choose West Virginia University, you will become a member of a vibrant local community. Morgantown has been ranked as the #1 Small City in America, the "Best City in the East," and the "3rd Best Small Town in America". The city is located in the Appalachian Mounts on West Virginia's northern border. Nearby outdoor recreation opportunities abound. Within 10 minutes you can be water skiing in a lake, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, or camping in the forest. Within 30 minutes, you can be caving or whitewater rafting. Within an hour, you can be snow skiing on nearby slopes. WVU is one of only 43 public universities in the nation that serves both the research and land grant institutions in their state. Founded in 1867, WVU serves students from over 100 countries and nearly all 50 states. With nearly 200 majors there's something for everyone. A large student-centered school made small is personalized with faculty interested in students and over 300 student organizations.

Campus Location

West Virginia University is locate in Morgantown. It is a great college town about an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hour west of Washington DC. It is located 5 miles from the PA border.

Helpful Information

At West Virginia University you'll enjoy a great academic experience and enjoy a wide variety of experiences ouside the classroom. You'll enjoy Big 12 sports and more than 300 student organizations. Great tutoring and friendly faculty and staff. If you are considering WVU for your exchange, please know that Plan B is the most difficult exchange to arrange. WVU is an even school. This means before a plan B student can be accepted, WVU must send out a Plan B student. Most WVU students use Plan A.

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
Morgantown, WV Urban 75,000 29,306 20% on-campus English Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
84% 3% 2% 2% 0% 5% 4%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan A Plan B
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus. You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants. EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on for updated information.

Payment Estimates

Plan A Tuition/Fees Housing/Meals
$3,480 $4,672
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for West Virginia University.

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.

Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Available

Non-Native English Speakers

  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500 paper, 173 computer or 61 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • No graduate or post-baccalaureate students

Summer Exchange

  • Not available

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will accept on Plan A/B