Number of Students: Fall 2021 – 2,300 students
Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1
Average Class Size: 25
Number of Academic Programs:
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago IL 60604
Location: West Liberty, WV
Number of Buildings: 50
Total Acreage: 290 Acres
School Colors: Black and Gold
School Nickname: The Hilltoppers
School Mascot: Topper the Bear
West Liberty University, established in 1837, was the first institution of higher education in West Virginia. Today, we are a dynamic, inclusive, student-centered community that cultivates scholarly exploration, experiential learning, creative expression, and global citizenship.
WLU is a public university committed to providing students with a comprehensive education from undergraduate to advanced degrees while serving as the region’s leading advocate for the arts, education, research, and economic opportunity.