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As the STUDENT OUTCOMES reports listed below demonstrate, West Liberty University is committed to providing students with a high-quality education, empowering them to achieve excellence as students while preparing them for employment and becoming productive citizens of local and global communities. WLU is continually gauging student outcomes via different assessmentsevaluationsdegree completion, and retention rates. We are continually adding to the list below so check back often.


West Liberty University will be the premiere 4-year institution of higher learning in the Upper Ohio Valley by:

  1. providing its students with a high-quality education wherever and however courses are delivered that will prepare them for employment in current and future job markets or for continuing their education;
  2. achieving excellence in all facets of university life, including academics, student experiences, athletics, and the visual and performing arts;
  3. providing a comprehensive and significant liberal arts foundation wherever and however courses are delivered that will prepare its students to communicate effectively, think critically, and assume roles as productive citizens of the global community;
  4. pursuing financial stability as an institution while also remaining affordable for its students;
  5. emphasizing high-quality professional relationships between students and faculty, both in and out of the classroom, through excellent instruction in any format or location and advising;
  6. standing as a vigorous and vibrant source for the creation of knowledge through innovative and creative research and scholarly activity;
  7. providing technological capabilities and infrastructure to reflect contemporary educational needs and standards;
  8. facilitating vibrant relationships with the surrounding community through social, civic, and economic engagement activities, and building strong and enduring relationships with alumni and benefactors; and
  9. supporting a safe campus environment that encourages diversity and inclusion for all members of the WLU community.