Virginia Wesleyan University

Virginia Beach, VA, USA
3.40 Average Rating

With campus just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean, Virginia Wesleyan University is a liberal arts institution in coastal Virginia affiliated with the United Methodist Church. VWU grants undergraduate degrees in 36 academic majors and 30 minors. In addition, Virginia Wesleyan operates a marine science research vessel called “The Ocean Explorer.” Throughout the year, VWU schedules a number of all-campus events including the Seafood Party in the Dell and Mud Games.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • United Methodist
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
69%
Out of State Students
30%
0
100
90%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 982
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,470
Total Number of Undergrads
1,436
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
42%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
48%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$26,231
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$34,960
Out-of-State Tuition
$34,960
0
100
70%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$21,090
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Student Organizations
50
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Norfolk
Washington
University Of Richmond
New York
Baltimore
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.40 Average Rating
Wide open spaces and beautiful scenery. Quiet study places, even a 24-hour study room. Many activities of all kinds made for anyone and everyone to join in.
Ashley from Virginia Beach, VA
Virginia Wesleyan is a suburban-style living campus. The faculty, staff and students provide a welcoming environment. From the very first visit, it felt like home to me.
Julia from Newport News, VA

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