Morgantown, West Virginia, is a relatively small city, but distinctive for its innovative government-built rapid transit system. Since 1975, Morgantown has offered its 8-mile long Personal Rapid Transit system in the city, which transports residents and students of Morgantown colleges and universities to destinations like the Metropolitan Theatre and the Monongalia Arts Center. Morgantown has been recognized as a rapidly growing and economically improving place to live.
Students at Morgantown colleges and universities most likely attend West Virginia University, which was founded in 1867 and provides education to more than 25,000 students. Courses of study range from bachelor's, master's and professional programs in business, creative arts, agriculture, law, forestry and nursing. More degree programs are available at other Morgantown colleges and universities, including Potomac State College.