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Virginia Wesleyan has often been defined by its desirable and unique location in Coastal Virginia. Located in Virginia
Beach, the University is just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay on a beautiful 300-acre park-like
campus. The area is home to a host of business, governmental, and cultural institutions, as well as rich historical and
natural resources that offer tremendous opportunities for students.

Become a Marlin

Degree Types

Majors & Programs

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.

Summer Session

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. 

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Investing in Your Future

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.

Why Virginia Wesleyan

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

VWU Digital Broadcasting Network

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.

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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.