West Virginia University (WVU) is a public land grant research university in Morgantown, West Virginia. Its other campuses include the West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Montgomery and Potomac State College of West Virginia University in Keyser; and a second clinical campus for the University's medical and dental schools at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston. WVU Extension Service provides outreach with offices in all of West Virginia's 55 counties. Since 2001, WVU has been governed by the West Virginia University Board of Governors.
Enrollment for the fall 2012 semester was 29,707 for the main campus, while enrollment across all campuses totaled 32,593. offers 184 bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degree programs in 14 colleges.
WVU has produced 24 Rhodes Scholars, including former WVU president David C. Hardesty, Jr. The University also has produced 35 Goldwater Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 5 members of USA Today's "All‑USA College Academic First Team", and 2 winners of the Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship.
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