West Virginia University is actually a public land lot grant research university that can be located in Morgantown, West Virginia. In addition to that, it is known to be as a second clinical campus for dental and medical schools at the Charleston Area Medical Center. Aside from that, it is known to offer around 193 masters, bachelors, professional degree and doctoral program in the fifteen colleges that it has.
When it comes to ranking, in the 2012 edition of the U.S. News and Report, it is classified as a Tier one university with a ranking of 164th place in the national university. Also, it also holds the rank of 89th spot in public colleges as well as universities that is found in the country. According to the reader’s digest, it is being ranked in the first place as the safest campus in the country.
It has housing options for students who want to stay inside the campus while they are continuing or having their educational experience. It is packed with dorm facilities, security guard, police staff, and emergency preparedness. Aside from that, there are also 37 blue lit towers emergency phones.
Its student organizations, is associated with military service. Organizations like these are formed into a group by merely submission of the petition and constitution for it to be recognized.
It also acknowledges Greek organizations. In fact, it has sororities and fraternities. About fifteen percent of the students enrolled in this institution, are active in Greek Organizations. The fraternities which are known, includes two classifications like National Panhellenic Conference and Inter Fraternity Council which consists of Theta Chi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Sigma Nu, Sigma Chi, Sigma Alpha Mu, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Pi Kappa Phi, Pi Kappa Alpha, Phi Sigma Kappa, Phi Kappa Psi, Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Gamma Delta, Kappa Alpha Order, Beta Theta Pi, and Alpha Gamma Rho. The sororities include Sigma Kappa, Pi Beta Phi, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Delta Gamma, Chi Omega, Alpha Xi Delta, Alpha Phi, and Alpha Omicron Pi.
The team of this institution is widely known as Mountaineers and it also is actively competing in NCAA Division I. It consists of seventeen college sports that have both distinctively won in their own field. It is also a member of the Big East Conference. It is known for its football win in the seasons 2005 to 2006. It made history as it had 11 winning season. By then, it ranked third team and number one eventually in the Poll of coaches.
Aside from football, it is also active in basketball. In fact, it has competed in three final matches’ championship games for basketball in the years 1959, 1942, and 2007. Last 2010, it had been in the final four of the 2010 NCAA Men’s Division I basketball tournament and became the number two seed in the East part region of the 2010 NCAA Men’s Division Basketball Tournament league. It takes pride in its accomplishments and winnings.