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Experience 51׻

The experience of a lifetime is waiting for you in Morgantown, West Virginia. Our R1, space-grant, land-grant, Big 12 university feels like home from day one. Ready to discover it for yourself?

Daily Campus Tours Open House and Events Virtual Tour

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Daily Campus Tours

Tour campus with a student tour leader or self-guided at your own pace, meet our friendly people and take in the amazing views. Coming to Morgantown is the best way to feel the Mountaineer spirit.

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Guided Campus Tours

Offered Monday through Friday and select Saturdays, guided tours last two hours and combine walking and traveling by bus to view all three areas of campus. Reservations are required.


Self-Guided Tour

Tour campus when you want, at your own pace — with an app to map your route and describe key locations.

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Getting Here

Located at the intersection of I-79 and I-68, Morgantown is 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, two and a half hours from Charleston, W.Va., and three and a half hours from Washington, D.C.

Open House and Events

Whether online or in-person, our events are known for delivering loads of relevant info along with Mountaineer fun.
All events are optional, and we encourage you to email us to discuss which events may be your best fit.

Discover 51׻ Open House

Our legendary open house events will return this fall on Saturday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Nov. 9. Registration opens mid-August.

Discover 51׻ is a fun, informative experience. Your day on campus is fully customizable so you can learn about what matters most to you. You'll meet our people, explore our campus and begin imagining your life as a Mountaineer.

Format: In-person

Best for: High school seniors and their families

Explore Virtually

Not into waiting? Tour campus now — and we mean right now.

Virtual Tours

Explore 51׻ any time — from anywhere — with 360-degree views of nearly every building on campus, including:

  • student unions
  • historic Woodburn Circle
  • sports and recreation venues
  • labs and classrooms
  • residence halls
  • dining centers

for invitations to virtual events.

What’s it like at 51׻?

Watch these videos for a quick intro to Mountaineer life.

The Most Honest Campus Tour Ever 💛💙

Come along as two 51׻ students show you our campus as only true Mountaineers can appreciate.

Your journey starts at 51׻

Choosing which college or university to go to can be difficult. When you choose to be a 51׻ Mountaineer, it really is the start of an incredible journey.

Start a Conversation

Let’s talk! Meet with us one-on-one by phone or online meeting.

Admissions Counselors

Your admissions counselor knows everything about 51׻, applying to college and scholarships and aid. Find your counselor to schedule a call.

Student Ambassadors

No one knows 51׻ like our students! Student ambassadors can talk about campus life, 51׻ traditions, clubs you can join and all the ways you’ll make friends.

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