Fun Facts

MORGANTOWN - A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE

  • Ranked 3rd Best Small Town in America - Men’s Journal
  • Best Small City in the East- Prometheus Publications
  • Recognized as one of the best small cities in the country - Relocate America’s 100 Top Places to Live! 2008
  • Ranked in the top 100 medical schools - US News & World Report: Best Graduate Schools, 2008
  • West Virginia has the nation’s lowest crime rate – small community feel within a large University system.
  • Strong local economy: “Lowest Unemployment in the Country” March 2009- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Abundant housing in close proximity - most residents live within a 5-minute drive to the hospital.
  • Recreational activities for all seasons: Rails to Trails, Student Recreation Center, hiking, mountain biking, white water rafting, skiing and boating.
  • Extracurricular activities, special events, and departmental events (Intern Welcoming Party, Holiday Party, and the End-of-the-Year Banquet).
  • Approximately 1 hour from Pittsburgh and 3 hours to Washington, DC or Baltimore.