Glenville State University, often referred to as the Lighthouse on the Hill, is West Virginia's only centrally located public university.
Founded in 1872 to provide instruction and practice for common school teachers in the science of education, Glenville State University has surpassed its original mission, and currently prepares students for careers in teaching, business, land resources, music, the liberal arts, the sciences, criminal justice, and human services.
With an enrollment of approximately 1,500 students, Glenville State boasts an average class size of 15. The University's enrollment is made up of students from 24 states and 3 countries, and proudly includes many first generation and minority students.
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