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West Virginia State University was founded in 1891 as a Historically Black College and University (HBCU).

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The Yellow Jacket Battalion has commissioned more than 900 officers into the U.S. Army & produced a Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient, 15 Generals, & 100+ Lieutenant Colonels!

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Class Size

West Virginia State University students enjoy a 14:1 student-faculty ratio.

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WVSU Campus Quiz Bowl

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WVSU Scavenger Hunt

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