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West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Associations, Chambers, & Clubs | Research, Exploration & Development | Government | NonProfit Community Organizations / Foundations | Schools-Universities-Colleges

1018 Kanawha Blvd., E-Ste. 700
Charleston, WV 25301-2800
(304) 558-0699
Fax: (304) 558-2321
Click here to visit the WV Higher Ed. Policy Comm. online
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Located on the corner of Leon Sullivan Way and Kanawha Blvd. E.
M-F, 8:30am-5pm

about us

The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission is responsible for developing, establishing, and overseeing the implementation of a public policy agenda for the state's four-year colleges and universities. It is charged with oversight of higher education institutions to ensure they are accomplishing their missions and implementing the provisions set by state statute.


  • West Virginia?s higher education system offers a diverse range of high-quality degrees and academic programs
  • West Virginia is one of few states to invest equally in both need-based and merit-based financial aid
  • State investments in higher education lead to increased economic opportunities
  • A college education in West Virginia is accessible and affordable
  • By 2018, WV needs to produce an additional 20,000 graduates, over current degree production, to sustain state?s economy