Choosing a college is one of life's first big decisions. As a guidance counselor, you play a vital role in helping students make that decision. When you recommend that students give Virginia Wesleyan University close consideration, you connect them with an institution with a strong commitment to academics, a campus with a vibrant campus life and a college that will prepare them well for graduate school or their career.
A few facts about our campus
Virginia Wesleyan offers 34 majors, with classes taught exclusively by professors (not graduate students), 87 percent of which hold the highest degree offered in their field. Our student to professor ratio is 13:1 and the average class size is just 14 students. Upon graduation, 95 percent of our graduates find employment in their chosen field within a year or go on to graduate school.
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One of the best reasons for students to attend at Virginia Wesleyan is the Tidewater area itself. Rich with opportunities for exciting internships and the opportunity to evaluate a broad range of interesting careers, the region is ideal for experiential learning.
We encourage you to visit Virginia Wesleyan and see our beautiful 300-acre campus and challenging academic program for yourself. Please think of our admissions counselors as a resource. We are here to help you or the students you serve in any way we can.
Admission Deadlines and Financial Aid
- Rolling Admissions with an Early Action deadline of Dec. 2 and a priority deadline of March 1 for the Fall Semester (notification of admission status occurs within 2 weeks of receipt of a completed application).
- The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be filed after January 1 and by a priority deadline of March 1. No separate institutional forms are needed for need-based financial aid consideration.
- Academic scholarships are awarded based on merit at the time of acceptance. Students with a 3.25 or higher GPA may be considered for acceptance and a scholarship under our test optional policy.
Through our Group Visit Program prospective students will become familiar with VWU through an information session provided by an admissions staff member and a campus tour provided by VWU Student Ambassadors.