About

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 1,600 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs.

Quick Facts

1961

established

300

acre campus

2019-20

college of distinction

1700

students

Accolades

The Best 385 Colleges: 2020 Edition. Honored as a 2019-2020 College of DistinctionAchieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification Save the BaySelected by The Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S., profiled in its Guide to Green Colleges: 2019 Edition.

Our Location

Our location is your advantage! Virginia Wesleyan University is located in Coastal Virginia, a diverse and vibrant region rich in history, culture, natural resources, and thriving industry. Virginia Wesleyan is in world-famous Virginia Beach, Virginia, just miles from the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, and part of a metropolitan region of 1.7 million people.