Virginia Wesleyan University

Virginia Wesleyan University

Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia's premier university of the liberal arts and sciences. Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, the University annually enrolls approximately 1,600 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs.

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Research
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Distance/online learning
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines

First-year

We keep it simple, saving you valuable time. Our application is free and we don't require an essay or letters of recommendation to make an admission decision.  All we need is a completed application and an official high school transcript. VWU is test optional so SAT or ACT aren't required.  Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency at the time of application for admission. Rolling admission.

Transfer

We keep it simple, saving you valuable time. Our application is free and we don't require an essay or letters of recommendation to make an admission decision.  All we need is a completed application and official transcripts from all colleges attended. Though not required transfer students are encouraged to send in high school transcripts. VWU is test optional so SAT or ACT aren't required.  Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency at the time of application for admission.  Rolling admission. 

Additional Information

Affordability is a top priority at Virginia Wesleyan University. VWU offers a multi-faceted plan of affordability that includes freezing tuition for the fifth consecutive year, a renewable merit scholarship program, an expanded Work & Learn Program for student employment, and affordable out-of-semester 12-month course options.

Visit us

The campus visit is a key element of how most people decide where to earn their college degree.  Therefore VWU offers in-person and virtual visit options.  Tours are offered Monday-Saturday.  Open Houses are offered several times a year.  Virtual visits are offered weekly.  Learn more at vwu.edu/visit. 

Our location is your advantage! VWU is located in Coastal Virginia, a diverse and vibrant region rich in history, culture, natural resources, and thriving industry. Virginia Wesleyan is just miles from the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay.

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Admissions office

Visit us

School location
Address

5817 Wesleyan Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23455, United States of America

Phone number

757-455-3208

Region

South

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