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International Student Services

Be a Part of a Global Community

Students from 45 different countries call UC home

And, in fact, we’re the most diverse campus in the entire state of West Virginia. Our international students enjoy personal attention while also receiving excellent ESL support.

International Student Admissions

Life In the US

Don’t worry if you find yourself feeling a little overwhelmed as you make the adjustment to life in the United States.  Remember that you are not alone – and we’re here to help you adjust to life in the US. Learn more about living in WV, maintaining your status and immigration information.


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Connect with Your International Team

Connect with Your International Team

Violetta Petrosyan

Director of International Students