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About Virginia Wesleyan University
Selected by The Princeton Review to be included in The 388 Best Colleges: 2023 Edition, 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 4,500 learners, 1,500 students in undergraduate and graduate programs and an additional 2,900 lifelong learners in credit and non-credit programs offered by VWU Global Campus. The University features a College of Arts and Sciences that includes the Batten Honors College, Brock School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Goode School of Arts and Humanities, Birdsong School of Social Science, and the Watts School of Professional Studies, as well as VWU Global Campus with a wide variety of online and continuing education and a collaborative campus in Tokyo, Japan. As a learning community located in the rich and unique ecosystems of Coastal Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay watershed, the University is committed to promoting and developing the next generation of environmental stewards. As such, Environmental Guiding Principles are embedded in all aspects of operations, including management of the endowment.