Climbing Together to Grow West Virginia’s Workforce

Our Campaign to Equip 60% of West Virginians
with a Certificate or Degree by 2030

The Facts


of West Virginians aged 25-64 held at least a certificate or certification in 2021


of recent WV high school graduates enrolled in college in the fall of 2021


of working-aged West Virginians will need a certificate or degree in order to meet future workforce demands
With less than one-third of West Virginians holding an associate degree or higher, our public institutions of higher education must work harder to equip residents with the training and skills necessary to land good, high-paying jobs.


West Virginia CLIMB puts important resources into your hands so you can better navigate your higher education experience. We’re continually developing new tools, tips and resources – designed for you.

OER is already saving West Virginia students more than $620,000 and making higher education more affordable and accessible. OER is a growing program with great opportunities for faculty across the Mountain State.

Find out OER basics, grant information and how to nominate OER champions for awards.

OER has Saved WV Students
$ 0
Spring/Summer/Fall 2021 & Spring 2022
Funded in part by the generous support of these partners: