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Virginia Wesleyan University Scholarships

5817 Wesleyan Drive Tuition In/Out-State: $36,010 / $36,010 Total Fall Enrollment: 1,279
Virginia Beach , VA 23455 Books and Supplies: $1,500 Applicants Admitted: 70%
(757) 455-3200 On-campus Room and Board: $8,944 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 100%
www.vwu.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: - Receiving Institutional Aid: 100% , $17,092 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Virginia Wesleyan University General Information

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    Address 5817 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    Phone Number (757) 455-3200
    Web Address www.vwu.edu
    Mission Statement The mission of Virginia Wesleyan University is to engage students of diverse ages, religions, ethnic origins and backgrounds in a rigorous liberal arts education that will prepare them to meet the challenges of life and career in a complex and rapidly changing world. In this endeavor, the University employs a wide range of approaches to teaching and learning and provides opportunities to connect the study of the liberal arts with practical learning experiences on campus, in the Hampton Roads region, and throughout the world. In accord with our United Methodist heritage, Virginia Wesleyan aspires to be a supportive community that is committed to social responsibility, ethical conduct, higher learning and religious freedom.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation United Methodist
    Highest degree offered Master's degree
    Calendar Four-one-four plan
    Setting Large City
    Distance learning opportunities No

    Virginia Wesleyan University Size

    Total enrollment 1,478
    Enrolled full time 1,288
    Enrolled part time 190

    Virginia Wesleyan University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 518
    Women enrolled full time 777
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 2%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 21%
    Hispanic 4%
    White/Non-Hispanic 68%
    Non-Resident Alien 0%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 5%
  • Virginia Wesleyan University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number (757) 455-3208
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee -
    Applied 2,261
    Admitted 1,574
    Enrolled 424
    Admitted % 70%

    Virginia Wesleyan University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Virginia Wesleyan University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 72%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 440
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 540
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 430
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 540
    Students submitting ACT 14%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 19
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 23
  • Virginia Wesleyan University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $36,010
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $36,010
    Books and Supplies $1,500
    On-campus room and board $8,944
    Off-campus room and board $8,944

    Virginia Wesleyan University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 100%
    Receiving Federal Grants 46% , $3,848 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 100% , $17,092 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 78% , $6,585 on average
  • Virginia Wesleyan University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Bachelor
    Women's Studies 2
    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Bachelor
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 32
    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor
    Business Administration and Management, General 47
    COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric 23
    EDUCATION Bachelor
    Education, General 9
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor
    English Language and Literature, General 11
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Bachelor
    Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2
    French Language and Literature 1
    German Language and Literature 3
    Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 0
    Latin Language and Literature 2
    Spanish Language and Literature 3
    HISTORY Bachelor
    History, General 4
    History, Other 6
    HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES Bachelor
    Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 47
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor
    Mathematics, General 11
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Bachelor
    Biological and Physical Sciences 6
    Mathematics and Computer Science 4
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 13
    NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION Bachelor
    Environmental Studies 5
    PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES Bachelor
    Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 14
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Bachelor
    Philosophy 1
    Religion/Religious Studies 3
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor
    Chemistry, General 8
    PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor
    Psychology, General 32
    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Bachelor
    Social Work 12
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor
    International Relations and Affairs 11
    Political Science and Government, General 12
    Social Sciences, General 7
    Social Sciences, Other 0
    Sociology 12
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor
    Art/Art Studies, General 9
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 5
    Music, General 5
    Visual and Performing Arts, Other 1
  • Virginia Wesleyan University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline January 1
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline June 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due July 1
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by September 15
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit May 1

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 1
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by May 1

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
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    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline July 1
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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    Virginia Wesleyan University Sports

English-Speaking Union Scholarship

Scholarship Description
Description: The English-Speaking Union Scholarship, Richmond Branch, provides an opportunity for one or more Virginians attending college within the state to take courses in a British university during the coming summer in order to pursue a scholarly interest and gain an intimate knowledge and understanding of the British people. Courses of study include literature; Shakespeare; creative writing; and history, politics and society. The award covers the cost of three weeks of study at the selected British university and a travel allowance. From the finalists invited for an interview, one or two scholarships are awarded annually. Two VWC students have been selected for this award in recent years: Jacob White in 2006 and Jackie Boyce in 2008. Eligibility: Nominated by institution. U.S. citizen, legal resident of Virginia who will complete the junior year at a Virginia college in the year of application. At least 18 years old, and less than 23 years old by June 1 of the year in attendance. Nominees are evaluated on literary and scholastic ability and attainments, qualities of character, ability to lead and interest in others, physical vigor, and a pleasing personality.
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Courses of study include literature; Shakespeare; creative writing; and history, politics and society. The award covers the cost of three weeks of study at the selected British university and a travel allowance.At least 18 years old, and less than 23 years old by June 1 of the year in attendance.
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