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Study in Athens

All the information you need about studying in Athens as an international student.

Why study in Athens, WV?

Athens is a small town located in the US state of West Virginia. It’s a college town that’s home to the campus of Concord University, giving it a healthy student population. It is thought it was named after Athens in Greece thanks to its status as a seat of learning. The town has a few shops and restaurants, and is situated in beautiful scenery and country.

The town is surrounded by the Appalachian forests, and is within easy reach of a number of adventures including skiing, white water rafting and off road biking trails. For those students that want to experience a big US city, Charlotte is less than 200 miles away. Charlotte also has an international airport from which you can visit other areas of the country and travel home.

Universities in Athens, WV

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