West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 Additional Post-Secondary Education Resources

Help offset higher education costs by learning more about the grant opportunities provided to family's in West Virginia.
There are numerous resources available online to help you learn how to pay for education and training beyond high school. This website provides a good overview of the the available resources such as grants, scholarships, student loans and work study, etc.
If you are looking for resources that can help you advance in your career, we encourage you to visit our career resource area. Here you can obtain information on universities and colleges, occupational licensing information, workforce training programs, and other career assistance information.
This website provides detailed information about everything a West Virginian needs to know about preparing, applying and paying for college. To learn more about financial aid, please visit the "Paying for College" section of this website.
There are a number of degrees available to West Virginia residents through the distance learning program. Visit this website to learn more about these degrees.
Looking to see what classes are available online through the distance learning programs throughout the state? This website provides direct access to all of the class offerings in the state.
Looking to see what classes are available online through the distance learning programs throughout the state? This website provides direct access to all of the class offerings in the state.
Learn more about the distance learning opportunities available in West Virginia. This website contains information on degrees offered, class schedules, registration info just to name a few.
Interested in exploring learning opportunities? Visit this website to learn more about the educational opportunities available in West Virginia.
There are numerous resources available online to help you learn how to pay for education and training beyond high school. This website provides a good overview of the the available resources such as grants, scholarships, student loans and work study, etc.
The purpose of WV-FAIR is to increase parents' awareness about the range of financial aid opportunities available for their children in postsecondary education. WV-FAIR's work, therefore, will focus on three activities: (1) Developing informational materials, (2) Conducting outreach to parents and (3), Providing parents with additional follow-up information and technical assistance.
Learn more about the numerous grant opportunities available to West Virginian's to further education objectives.
This higher education grant application is to be used by students who are interested in applying for financial assistance to cover the costs of courses taken at participating educational institutions while attending school.
The CFWV site from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has everything you need to explore careers and prepare, plan, apply, and pay for college.
Continuing your education beyond high school may require less money than you think. Every year, West Virginians receive over $150 million in federal and state financial aid. If you’re going to need help paying for your education, you’re not alone. Most families explore financial aid to help pay for education, and you have plenty of options. Many free resources are available, so you don’t have to pay anyone to help you find financial aid or apply for it. High school counselors and college financial aid offices are all ready to help you.
It's never to late to start planning for your higher education path whether it be attending a technical school or a university. Use this website to get important information to help you create a higher education plan.
This online resource provides a detailed listing of higher education schools located in West Virginia. To learn more about the actual programs and majors offered simply select a school and browse the details.
So your child wants to go to college? Well between now and then, there is a lot to get done in order to prepare for your future! Remember, success in college means a world of opportunities. After all, college is possible and affordable. It's never too early to start planning. Visit this website to learn more about how to prepare your child for college.
Continuing education telecourses are delivered directly to your home by public television. Visit this website to learn more about the participating schools and the available class offerings.
The SMART529 family of college savings plans provide an attractive program for college savings that will help families prepare financially for the costs of attending college. This website contains detailed information regarding the savings plan to help educate families and manage your savings account online.
This online resource provides a detailed listing of higher education technical schools located in West Virginia. To learn more about each school click on it and browse the detailed information.
The West Virginia Virtual Learning Network (WVVLN) is the distance education consortium of the 11 state colleges and universities and 10 community and technical colleges of West Virginia. The primary mission of WVVLN is to provide West Virginia Citizens with access to educational programs from the state's institutions of higher education by 100% online education technologies.