West Virginia University, Bahrain Campus

West Virginia University (WVU) in Bahrain reflects the university’s commitment to the Gulf region. The WVU Bahrain program is coed and is located at the Royal University for Women in Riffa, near Manama. Students from all around the world can apply to and enroll in the civil engineering degree program and earn a US-accredited degree.

In 2019, the Royal University for Women gifted the program $83,000 to support scholarships for international students enrolled in WVU’s civil engineering program in Bahrain. Royal University for Women was founded by four WVU alumni in 2006 with the goal of increasing women’s access to higher education.