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About Eberly

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences is the heart of West Virginia University, awarding degrees to approximately 2,000 every year. Formally created in 1895, the Eberly College provides students with a liberal arts education in the areas of literature and the humanities, mathematics, natural sciences and social and behavioral sciences. The college is constantly growing and adapting with the changing time, and is equipped to meet the needs of future students.   

Through the development of excellent and diverse faculty, students and programs, the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences will:  
  • Lead in West Virginia University’s emergence as one of the nation’s premier institutions of higher education 
  • Strengthen existing successes in learning and discovery, and create academic programs for tomorrow 
  • Enhance the well-being of the citizens of West Virginia, as well as our region, nation and world   

To realize this vision, the Eberly College will:   
  • Increase interdisciplinary approaches 
  • Emphasize and enhance global perspectives 
  • Promote a philosophy of inclusive excellence 
  • Emphasize the value of critical thinking and communication skills   

About WVU   

West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as the state’s only research and land-grant university. The University offers high-quality education at a reasonable cost and attracts students from all over the world by offering 185 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and first professional levels.