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Virginia Wesleyan College Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 168 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

62% Women
38% Men


NCAA Division III (without football)

Old Dominion Athletic Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $50,075)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $42,754)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 23 14 - -
Baseball 39 - - -
Basketball 21 14 - -
Field Hockey - 20 - -
Golf 8 - - -
Lacrosse 46 19 - -
Soccer 28 31 - -
Softball - 21 - -
Tennis 10 7 - -
Volleyball - 17 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.6%
Black/non-Hispanic 21.0%
Hispanic 3.9%
Non-resident alien 0.3%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 5.4%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 67.6%
Percent of students with disability 9%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 8
Liquor Law Violation 5
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 6
Property Crime 2
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Katherine from Bristow, VA
  • 3
  • The dorm rooms are pretty big compared to the other schools that I looked at, and they just got all new showers put in the dorms which are really nice!…

  • Apr-29-2012 Read More
  • Je'Nelle from Richmond, VA
  • 4
  • Wow. Dorm life is a different thing. It sometimes seems like it isn't part of the campus. Because you will have so many friends and associates that are going through…

  • Jun-04-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Breanna from Annandale, VA
  • Jan-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Food is okay, but not great. The cafeteria food is from Sodexo and it's pretty much all the same every day. Breakfast sucks, lunch is only good because of Rus, and dinner is mediocre. The Grill is a lot better than the caf, but it's only open limited hours.

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  • 5
  • Amber from Chesapeake, VA
  • Dec-05-2013 I am a current student here

    They have an excellent cafeteria that I have had the pleasure of eating in several times. It is mostly buffet style however, the chefs will make items upon request.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Sep-06-2013 I am a current student here

    There are many food options for such a small institution.

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  • 3
  • Alexandria from Yorktown, VA
  • Aug-22-2013 I am a current student here

    The food is hit or miss. Sometimes the cafeteria makes delicious food and sometimes it's repulsive. They try to get creative with food choices but they're usually a flop. I love the food at the grille. It's convenient and tasty. The only problem with both places is that there is hardly any healthy choices for students to make.

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  • 3
  • Sean from Virginia Beach, VA
  • Apr-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Food is normal, pizza, salad bar, sandwich bar, and dessert place. there are two other places in the cafeteria that change the type of food, sometimes Chinese food sometimes Italian.

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  • 3
  • Maurice from Virginia Beach, VA
  • Apr-14-2013 I am a current student here

    While the Cafeteria isn't always good food you can get some good food at the Grille, they have healthy food and not so healthy food along with smoothies and other extra things to buy.

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  • 5
  • Imani from Baltimore, MD
  • Feb-12-2013 I am a current student here

    Food is good and the staff is great. They are very friendly and remind you of home. Lots of options and healthy ones. It is open three times a day.

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  • 3
  • Lauren from Dover, DE
  • Feb-04-2013 I am a current student here

    The Dining Hall gives a wide variety of all kinds of foods. They offer a salad bar, sandwich bar, international cuisine, home style, and traditional food areas. Some of the food is served bland to account for people with allergies and other needs.

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  • 5
  • Douglas from Virginia Beach, VA
  • Jan-22-2013 I am a current student here

    The food is fantastic! There are two options for eating at VWC: the Grill, where you can get burgers, chicken, Sandella's and smoothies, or the Cafeteria, where you get a buffet of pizza, burgers, salad, entree's and sandwiches/wraps. No matter where you eat, you always leave satisfied.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Sep-06-2013 I am a current student here

    There are a few fraternities and sororities on campus.

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  • 0
  • Imani from Baltimore, MD
  • Feb-12-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is big here. There are always greek events and greek unity going on here. The greek townhouses are all together so we can live amongst each other. Each greek organization supports the other.

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  • 0
  • Lauren from Dover, DE
  • Feb-04-2013 I am a current student here

    The Greek Life is extremely friendly with other organizations. No one sorority or fraternity is dominant on campus, and the Panhellenic Council works to bring all the Greek Life organizations together.

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  • 0
  • Xzavier from Hayes, VA
  • Jul-25-2012 I am a current student here

    My favorite part. I did rush a fraternity my freshmen year and I love it. There are 3 fraternities, and 3 sororities, and two Divine 9 sororities.

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  • 0
  • Torey from Virginia Beach, VA
  • Jun-25-2012 I am a current student here

    We do not have that many, but the ones we do have are awesome. The members are very close and they always are involved in the things that happen around campus.

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