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Serving the Needs of Rural Students

Students from rural areas frequently face geographic hurdles to finding accessible institutions. Hear from students about their experiences attending rural institutions and get ideas and insights on how to meet their needs.


  • Country Roads: The Allure of a Rural Campus

    Students describe the support they feel at West Virginia University. No matter where you are from, they say, the campus feels like home.
  • Explainer: Who Are Rural Students?

    Rural students are not a monolithic group. While connected by similar geographies, their challenges may differ by region and their family backgrounds. Learn more about their major challenges and what colleges can do to support them.