Virginia Wesleyan transitions from college to university May 23 - August 1. Please be patient as this transition occurs.

About VWU

About Virginia Wesleyan University

About Virginia Wesleyan University

It's a philosophy that speaks to the Virginia Wesleyan experience. Bring your spark of individuality and watch it grow into a fire and passion for lifelong learning.

Chartered in 1961, Virginia Wesleyan is an innovative, four-year liberal arts university founded by United Methodist Church. Small by design and located on the border of Norfolk and Virginia Beach, VWU's 300-acre wooded campus is ideally positioned in a metropolitan area ripe with possibilities for exploring careers, discovering through exploration and helping you gain a firm hold on your future.

The world is truly your classroom when you attend Virginia Wesleyan. We offer programs tailored to your educational interests including internships with dynamic companies throughout the region, the PORTfolio program to help you fine tune your professional goals, study abroad, Honors and Scholars and others.

VWU at a Glance

1,300 Students
33 Majors
Pre-Professional Programs
70 Clubs and Organizations
22 Varsity Sports

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