1584 Wesleyan Drive Virginia beach, Norfolk, VA 23502-5599 757-461-3238
About Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Year of Foundation 1961
  • Size of Campus 300 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,392
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 62% 38% 21%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $28,056
  • Room and Board $7,309
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 1,300
Virginia Wesleyan College is a small Methodist liberal arts college on the border of Virginia Beach and Norfolk, Virginia offering a Bachelor of Arts in many disciplines and has added Bachelor of Science programs as well. Virginia Wesleyan College boasts a strong student-to-faculty ratio and has shown steady campus growth for several years.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 6%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Sociedad Americana de Latinos y Sus Amigos (SALSA); International Student Organization; American Indian Council; Asian American Society; Black Student Union; Cultural Arts Society; Campus Kaleidoscope; Gay Straight Alliance
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 3
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Seafood Party in the Dell, Lake Taylor Music Festival, Lively in the Ivy Concert, Spring Fling, Homecoming, Airband, Intercultural Fashion Show, Hispanic/Latin American Heritage celebration, Comedy Club, Relay for Life, Mud Games, Greek Week, Village Cooko
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Phi Alpha, Lambda Pi Eta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Eta Sigma, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Rho Phi Lambda, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Tau
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Holy Fire Student Fellowship, Sacred Shooters, Spirit 400 Campus Worship, "Push It" Bible Study, "But if Not" Fellowship
  • Distance to nearest bus Norfolk, VA (8)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Norfolk, VA (4), Newport News, VA (25)
  • Distance to nearest train Newport News, VA (15)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 43%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (57%), women's dorms (7%), sorority housing (5%), fraternity housing (2%), apartment for single students (13%), special housing for disabled students (2%), special housing for international students (7%), other housing options (7%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 75%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 14
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 11%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 1%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 13%
  • Number of students using college housing 51%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
Campus Services
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 123,359
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 20
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of e-books 36,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 65
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, health insurance
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 15,869
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 15
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Subscriptions 800
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 600
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums The Lambuth M. Clarke Hall, an academic center featuring state of the artteaching technologies, the Learning Resources/Writing Center, the Center forthe Study of Religious Freedom and a 24-hour computer laboratory; the HenryClay Hofheimer II Library
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,813
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 700
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year 58%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Internal Revenue Service, Virginia Department of Taxation, Peace Corps, ABC Family Channel, GEICO, Landmark Communications, City of Virginia Beach, American Funds Group, Virginia Beach Public Schools, Chesapeake Public Schools, Household,, Walgreens, Nor
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 58%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Old Dominion University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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