Who Are You?

Middle School Student
Middle School
High School Student
High School
College Student


Student Success Summit

The 2023 Student Success Summit will be held July 12th and 13th at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center located in Charleston, WV. The Student Success Summit is a collaborative event focusing on creating seamless and supportive lifelong learning systems for our state's students. Registration is now open.

First-Generation College Celebration

Colleges and universities across West Virginia celebrate successes of first-generation students.

College Application and Exploration Week

Students from more than 400 West Virginia schools participate in College Application and Exploration Week.

Champion of College Access and Success

Thirty-eight high schools across West Virginia recognized for strong efforts to help students plan for education or training after graduation. Principals and counselors receive 'Champion of College Access and Success' Awards.

School of Excellence Award

Raleigh County's Liberty High School receives American College Application Campaign's School of Excellence Award.

CFWV Professionals - CFWV Usage Feedback

In order to promote best practices and support the users of the portal, we need direct feedback from you. Your feedback in regard to CFWV and the Professional Center will help us continue to improve the qualify of service that we provide. CFWV is considering offering monthly, virtual 30-minute mini trainings on the site that highlight specific features and best practices. Your feedback will help direct the topics and planning of these mini-training sessions.


CFWV Resources

College for West Virginia provides free downloadable materials to public and non-profit organizations working to advance college access and success in West Virginia.

CFWV Event Outreach

Request CFWV at your event. Click here to register.

CFWV Financial Aid Video Library

Have questions about financial aid?  The CFWV Financial Aid Video Library is now updated for 2022-23.

Txt 4 Success

The class of 2023 can now sign up to receive college tips and reminders via text message. Students can also text us for college help, and a college access advisor will respond.

Teach WV

"Grow your own pathway" into the teaching profession. TeachWV can help you define your unique path.

FAFSA Completion

Use the dashboard to see your school's FAFSA completion rate.

FAFSA Guardianship Booklet

A guide to the FAFSA and Guardianship Process, provided by Legal Aid of West Virginia.

CFWV Quick Contact Guide

Students, families, and educators: Need financial aid or admissions contact information to one of WV's two- or four-year colleges or universities? Check out CFWV's Quick Contact Guide.

Veterans Resources

West Virginia is a Yellow Ribbon state. Learn more about the available resources for veterans.

Value of College

In West Virginia, college is possible - and necessary. It's estimated that 70% of West Virginia's future job openings will require more than a high school diploma. To see how higher education looks in the state of West Virginia and in your county, click the image below.

Higher Education at a Glance

Upcoming Events

Community Calendar

Stay up to date with the Community Calendar to learn about upcoming events, including counselor trainings and college fairs.