Virginia Wesleyan College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1584 Wesleyan Drive

Norfolk, VA 23502-5599

(757) 455-3208

(800) 737-8684

Fax: (757) 461-5238



Contact: Richard Hinshaw

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions
Main Address

1584 Wesleyan Drive

Norfolk, VA 23502-5599

(757) 455-3200

www.vwc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,381

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 359

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,326

Setting

Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 77%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 65%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Theater Literature/History/Criticism B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Art Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B
Mathematics/Computer Science B
Natural Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music C

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Virginia Wesleyan College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(757) 455-3200
Website:www.vwc.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.vwc.edu/admissions/apply-now.php
Address:1584 Wesleyan Dr, Norfolk, VA 23502-5599
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,374
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):44%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,374 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$35,610
Out-of-state Tuition:$35,610
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$21,090

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Virginia Wesleyan College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Virginia Wesleyan College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Education1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics6
History2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies3
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total35

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Virginia Wesleyan College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Virginia Wesleyan College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$35,610
Out-of-state$35,610
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid348100%
Grant or scholarship aid348100%$21,090
Student loan aid27078%$7,400

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,34793%$20,022
Federal student loans1,01070%$6,155

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Virginia Wesleyan College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Virginia Wesleyan College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,654677977
Percent admitted100%88%92%
Percent admitted who enrolled22%25%21%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Virginia Wesleyan College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,374
Undergraduate enrollment1,374
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Virginia Wesleyan College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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