A Virginia Wesleyan education is a pathway to a fuller, more active, more compassionate, and more satisfying life. It is also excellent preparation for a career chosen from a wide range of fields, including the arts, the sciences, business, law, education, health care, entertainment, and public service.
May 22 - August 20
Whether you are a current VWU student completing General Studies requirements or progressing in your major, or home for summer break, VWU has a variety of courses to fit your academic needs.
Affordability is a top priority at Virginia Wesleyan University
VWU offers a multi-faceted plan of affordability that includes freezing tuition for the sixth consecutive year, a renewable merit scholarship program, an expanded Work & Learn Program for student employment, and affordable out-of-semester 12-month course options.
3,117 learners at all locations
70+ areas of study
98% of students receive financial assistance
90% of graduates earn their degree in 4 years or fewer
50+ student organizations and clubs
22 intercollegiate sports plus esports
15 minutes to local beaches
15:1 student to faculty ratio
14 average class size
300 beautiful park-like acrea
92% graduates receive job offers or go onto graduate school
Spring 2023 Edition of “Excelsis” Now Available
Batten Honors College publication showcases stories written by program scholars
The VWU Digital Broadcasting Network is a media production unit serving the Virginia Wesleyan University community by recording and broadcasting a wide-range of institutional, educational, cultural, and athletics programs.
VWU Awarded Silver Rating from AASHE in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS)
Virginia Wesleyan's ability to prosper and grow is rooted in the generosity of our alumni and friends. Your gifts strengthen our traditions and create a brighter future for our students.