NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Study Group, a global education firm, has been selected by West Virginia University (WVU) to expand international student recruitment efforts for its campus in Morgantown, W.VA. A top 200 national university1, WVU has pioneered research and innovation in higher education for students since 1867. Under this new partnership, Study Group will help to achieve West Virginia University’s international enrollment goals.

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Recently ranked among the top 1.5 percent of research intensive universities worldwide, WVU offers students more than 200 degree programs across 14 colleges and schools in an inspiration setting. With top programs in engineering, health science, business, forensic investigation and more, WVU provides students an unparalleled opportunity to help shape the future through research. More than 100 faculty members currently research energy issues at WVU, and, the University is 1 of 3 higher education institutions in the U.S. with an ABET-accredited petroleum and natural gas engineering program. WVU is also home to the largest crime scene lab complex in the U.S. and has a top 10 ranked College of Business and Economics2.

“We are excited to expand our reach internationally and support the university’s international growth goals, further enriching our campus community,” states William Brustein, Vice President for Global Strategies and International Affairs at West Virginia University.

A home away from home, WVU provides an active and engaging community on and off campus. WVU students can balance rigorous academics with outdoor recreation in the vibrant surrounding area. Students can explore and discover the region’s state parks and national forests, enjoying kayaking, snowboarding, white water rafting, hiking and more. Strong academics, research, and community is matched by strong outcomes for WVU graduates. The university posts more than 7,000 internship opportunities annually and hosts career fairs boasting top employers including Amazon, NASA, Facebook, Apple, National Geographic, and more.

“We have a tremendous partner in West Virginia University,” says Emily Williams Knight, Ed.D. Managing Director for Study Group Higher Education North America. “The university’s incredible reputation for research opportunities, vibrant student community and activities, and most importantly, focus on strong student outcomes are the qualities international students are seeking in a university. We are confident international students will thrive at WVU.”

Study Group will provide global marketing and recruitment along with admissions services to grow and support the international student population at West Virginia University.

1 Source: U.S. News & World Report, 2018

2 Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

About West Virginia University

West Virginia University has campuses across West Virginia, with the flagship in Morgantown and additional campuses in Keyser and Beckley. Our 31,287 students come to WVU from every West Virginia county, all 50 states and more than 100 nations. A member of the Big 12, WVU is one of a handful of schools that are a land-grant, doctoral research university with a comprehensive medical school. Our researchers are doing groundbreaking work in energy, physics, rural health and neuroscience. We also partnered with the FBI to create one of the first accredited forensic programs in the U.S. The student experience includes activities, service and student organizations that result in a true education covering the 168 hours of each week. And with over 200,000 alumni, the Mountaineer spirit is found around the world.

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