Founded in 1961, Virginia Wesleyan University is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Virginia Beach (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Virginia Wesleyan University (VWU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Virginia Wesleyan University (VWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 61 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. VWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Virginia Wesleyan University|
|Motto||Sapientia Illuminat Viam
Wisdom Lights the Way
|Colours||Blue and sliver|
|Address||5817 Wesleyan Drive
|Tel||+1 (757) 455 3200|
|Fax||+1 (757) 461 4944|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is considered but not required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||1584 Wesleyan Drive
(757) 455 3208
800 737 8684
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
Virginia Wesleyan University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 118,928 physical volumes, 4,595 physical media, 9 digital/electronic medium and 75 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Virginia Wesleyan University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 848 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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