WVU Downtown Campus
Aerial view of WVU Downtown campus

About Morgantown

West Virginia University is located in scenic, north-central West Virginia approximately 200 miles west of the United States capital, Washington D.C., and 75 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The WVU student population of 27,500 students includes 6,500 graduate and professional students.

The campus is surrounded by the safe and vibrant community of Morgantown, which is frequently ranked as one of the best small cities in America. Morgantown offers all the shopping, dining, and cultural opportunities of a larger city in a friendly West Virginia atmosphere. Outdoor enthusiasts will find themselves in a playground of hiking, skiing, and whitewater rafting. Visit morgantownwv.gov for more information.


The best approach to WVU’s College of Business & Economics is to park in the Downtown Campus Mountainlair Parking garage. Then, enter the Mountainlair and ask for directions to the College at the information station. The directions below will take you to the Mountainlair. We’re right across University Avenue to the right of the building with clock tower and just down the hill.

From the East on I-68

From the North on I-79

From the South on I-79