Choose West Liberty

West Liberty University is a place where you can pursue your dreams and prepare for the future. With 70 majors, a vibrant campus life, small classes, and an affordable cost, the quality education you’ll receive at West Liberty is like no other. West Liberty graduates renowned surgeons, accomplished artists, and award-winning entrepreneurs. The professors teach from the heart and are passionate about helping each student excel.

Here are a few more reasons why West Liberty University is the best choice for you.

  • You get the TOTAL College Experience
  • WLU is one of the SAFEST campuses in WV
  • You receive a QUALITY education at an affordable cost
  • More than 60 student clubs and organizations
  • NCAA Division II Sports

Learn about requirements and complete an application for admission. There is no application fee, it’s free! We can’t wait to see you on the Hilltop!

Accepted to WL... What's Next?

Let us help ease your transition and connect you to the resources that you will need to start your college experience on the hilltop. For a checklist, visit Accepted to WL…What’s Next? to learn the next steps for Admissions, Financial Aid, Orientation, Housing and Student Life.

Spring 2024 Term

January 8: Classes Begin
January 15: University Closed, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 18: Last Day to Enroll or Add Classes
March 4 – March 8: Spring Break
March 29: No Classes, Spring Holiday
April 29 – May 3: Final Exams
May 4: Commencement

Click here for a complete academic calendar. 

Test Optional

Students applying for admission to West Liberty University for the spring, summer or fall terms in 2024 may submit their application for consideration without an SAT or ACT score. Select academic programs will require a test score for Direct Admission. This is due to the competitive nature of some majors, or limited space. Additionally, test scores are still required for scholarship eligibility. For more information, click here.