About VWU

About Virginia Wesleyan University

About Virginia Wesleyan College

Chartered in 1961, Virginia Wesleyan University is an innovative, four-year liberal arts university founded by United Methodist Church.  Located in world famous 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 Batten Honors program and PORTfolio program to help you fine-tune your professional goals, study away, Honors and Scholars and others.

VWU at a Glance

1,500 (1,300 full-time)
35 Majors
7 Pre-Professional Programs
70 Clubs and Organizations
19 Varsity Sports

Learn more!
View our University Profile