West Virginia University at Parkersburg is a community and technical college offering a blend of certificate and associate programs as well as select bachelor's degrees. Approximately 4,300 students attend WVU Parkersburg which is an affiliated institution with West Virginia University. WVU Parkersburg is the largest community college in West Virginia. It is one of 27 public institutions in the United States classified as a Baccalaureate/Associate's College by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Mission: West Virginia University at Parkersburg provides accessible, life-changing educational opportunities in a safe and supportive environment.
Philosophy: The faculty, staff and administration of West Virginia University at Parkersburg individually and collectively hold the responsibility of providing educational and cultural opportunities in the college’s service community.