Freshmen Direct Admission
Entering freshmen who meet the admission standards of the
WVU Honors College also qualify for the College of Media’s
All College of Media directly admitted students are assigned a College advisor
beginning their first academic term. Directly admitted freshmen also enroll
JRL 191, the College of Media's First-Year Seminar, which
helps prepare them for college and their major.
Directly admitted students also have the opportunity to participate in the
Adventure WV: College of Media program, a unique orientation program
offered through a partnership between the
WVU Adventure WV program and the College of Media.
Current WVU students may declare a major in the College of Media once they
have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.25 at WVU. Or, once a student has a 2.0
cumulative GPA at WVU, they may enroll in JRL 215, space permitting. If
the student earns a "C" or better in that course, they may then declare
For more information on freshman admission, please contact: