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See for yourself why everyone wants to become an engineer or computer scientist at West Virginia University's Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. We have many options for you to discover what the Statler College has to offer, how we can help you find your individualized path to your dream job, and how to have fun and go beyond while reaching your goals!


One of the best ways to learn more about the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources and West Virginia University is to plan a virtual visit and to speak with current students. There's no better way to see if WVU is the right choice for you, than to hear directly from the experts who study, live, and play at WVU daily. If you have any questions, you can always reach out to our recruitment staff at


Have questions? We have a variety of events and opportunities to show you the Statler College and to help you feel at home here. Choose an event that works best for you!

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Statler College visitation day

We are excited for our fall recruitment events! You'll have options for how you would like to learn more about the College.

We will have an IN-PERSON event in the fall. Save the Date! Our open house will take place on March 23.

At the events, you will:

  • Meet current students
  • Learn about opportunities to become involved and compete in student projects
  • Meet the Dean and faculty
  • Learn about Statler college admissions and scholarships
  • Have all of your questions answered by our students and enrollment team
Learn More About Statler College Visitation Day
Samuel Price Standing next to HOME letters

In-Person Campus Tours

We encourage any student interested in engineering or computer science at WVU to come for a visit.

  • Statler College campus tours are open to all high school and transfer students
  • Learn about what to expect your first year, get all of your college-related questions answered, and see our facilities
  • Meet with professional recruitment staff and/or current Statler Ambassadors
  • Statler College campus tours take approximately one hour
  • We will provide you with a self-guided walking tour packet if you are not scheduled for a general campus visit with the Visitors Center
Register for an In-Person Statler College Campus Tour Through the Visitors Center
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If you would like to have a virtual meeting with a Statler College staff member or student ambassador, please complete our request form, and we will reach out to you as soon as possible.

We can set these up via zoom or phone, whichever you prefer!

Sign up for a phone call or video chat



Explore WVU your way: campus visits, special events or online tours. (Hint: Try all the ways to really get to know us!)

Learn about Upcoming Events


We can help you check-the-boxes to become a new Mountaineer!

Request more Information

Tell us a little about yourself, and we'll add you to our mailing list to receive admissions brochures, emails, event announcements and deadline reminders.

Have a specific question? Search our frequently asked questions. If your question isn't answered there, try emailing our recruitment team or scheduling a call with a student ambassador. We're always happy to help.

Request more information

Apply to WVU

The fall 2021 application is now open! New this year, we have testless admission options for students who cannot take a standardized test due to testing date cancellations.

Apply to WVU

Pay the Academic Deposit

The academic deposit saves your place in our incoming class and allows you to continue the admissions process. You cannot pay this deposit until you have been admitted.

Pay academic deposit

Apply for Housing

After paying the academic deposit, apply for housing and complete your profile. The sooner you apply, the sooner you’ll know where you’ll be living.

Apply for housing

Register for New Student Orientation

Next is NSO, where you’ll register for your first semester classes, hear from faculty and students and learn to navigate campus like a pro. Registration for NSO typically opens in March.

Register for NSO

Choose an Adventure

Adventure WV first-year trips are optional (but highly recommended!). Register early to secure your spot in your first-choice trip.

Adventure WV First-Year Trips

Visit and Explore

While coming on campus for "traditional" visits can't happen right now, we encourage you to visit us virtually and explore all your options at WVU and the Statler College.

Explore WVU Statler

Explore WVU

Connect with us on Social Media

Want to stay up to date with everything happening at WVU and the Statler College? Make sure you follow us on our social media platforms!

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Statler College Youtube

Meet Our Team

Our team is excited to help you navigate your individual path to becoming a Mountaineer.

Julie Grueber

Julie Gruber

Julie coordinates our K-12 outreach program including the Engineering Challenge Camps in the summer. She also manages our student ambassador program. Julie joined WVU in 2022 after 5 years as a middle school science teacher.

Learn more about Julie
Norman Mihelic

Norman Mihelic

Norman is the administrative associate in the outreach and recruitment office helping with communications and setting up appointments.  He also helps manage the student support staff.

Learn more about Norman
Statler Student Ambassadors

Statler Ambassadors

Since 2012, our Statler Ambassador program has been an important part of the recruitment team in our college. This dedicated group of current undergraduate and graduate students holds a wide collection of experiences that they love to share with incoming students. There is nothing more authentic than hearing about WVU from these experts!

Learn more about our Ambassadors