In 2016-2017, 2 percentage of West Virginia University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
West Virginia University has 22,501 undergraduate students, of which 53 percent are men and 47 percent are women, and a total student body of 28,406 students. Of these students, 288 men and 276 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.
This total does not include students playing intramural sports.
According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.
The sports at West Virginia University with the most participants are football (128), all track combined (84) and soccer (62).