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Explore, Learn, Engage

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!

Calling all high school students:

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 statler-info@mail.wvu.edu.

Events And Opportunities

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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    High School 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 a VIRTUAL event on Saturday, October 9, 2021

    We will have an IN-PERSON event on Saturday, October 16, 2021

    At both 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 High School Visitation Day
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    In-Person Campus Tours

    Starting April 22, 2021, we are excited to resume our in-person campus tours for prospective students! 

    • 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
    • We will have COVID safety procedures in place as part of your visit

    Register for an In-Person Statler College Campus Tour
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    Statler College Virtual Tour

    Can't make it to campus? No problem! Join us for this virtual visit. We will walk you through how our program is set up, let you hear from departmental faculty members, learn about where our young alumni have landed, and even virtually tour some labs and workspaces! 

    You can do this visit  at any time or day that is convenient for you!

    Take a Virtual Tour
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    Virtual One-on-one Meeting

    Due to current events, we know traveling to campus is not an option, but we know that choosing where to go to college is important. 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

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    WVU Events

    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

Like what you see?

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. 

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  • 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!

    Statler College Instagram Statler College Twitter Statler College Facebook Statler College Youtube

Meet our Team

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

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    Cate Schlobohm

    Cate, our K12 outreach coordinator, joined the team in 2013. She focuses on undergraduate recruitment and initiatives to get K12 students thinking about engineering from a young age.
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    Ryan Sigler

    As the enrollment management coordinator, Ryan focuses on both undergraduate and graduate recruitment. He also coordinates scholarship opportunities for incoming and current Statler students. Ryan's professional tenure with WVU Statler started in 2007.
     
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    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!

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