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Mountain State University
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Established 1933
Type: Private University
President: Dr. Charles H. Polk
Faculty: 87FT, 281PT
Undergraduates: 3,921
Postgraduates: 501
Location Beckley, WV, USA
Campus: Urban
Athletics: Cougars
Colors: Blue and silver
Website: www.mountainstate.edu

Mountain State University (MSU) is an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational, not-for-profit university based in Beckley, West Virginia. The university offers undergraduate and master's degree programs, most of which focus on professional fields in business, technology, health, and human services. Image File history File links Mtnstunivlogo. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the film of this title, see Private School (film). ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Largest metro area Charleston metro area Area  Ranked 41st  - Total 24,244 sq mi (62,809 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 240 miles (385 km)  - % water 0. ... Cities with at least a million inhabitants in 2006 An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Alfred Beckley Beckley is a city in Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA and founded on April 4, 1838. ...

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History

The University was founded in 1933 as Beckley College, a junior college, and continued as such until 1991, when it achieved four-year status and was renamed The College of West Virginia. In 2001 the school was renamed Mountain State University. Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Indian grade 11 and 12 schools, see Junior College A junior college is a two-year post-secondary school whose main purpose is to provide a method of obtaining academic, vocational and professional education. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ...


Athletics

In sports, the school competes as an Independent member of the NAIA with men's basketball, women's volleyball, men's and women's soccer teams,and softball teams. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (better known as the NAIA) traces its roots to the National Association of Intercollegiate Basketball. ...


The school won the 2004 Men's Division I NAIA national basketball championship.[1] The NAIA Mens Basketball National Championship has been held yearly since 1937, when it was established by James Naismith, to crown a national champion for smaller colleges and universities. ...


Branch campuses

In addition to its main campus in Beckley, MSU has four branch campuses:

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References

  1. ^ SU Wins NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship

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