First-Year Students

Academics. Affordable. Location.

You have an idea about what college should be. Academically challenging. Mentally and physically engaging. Fun. Yes, even life-changing. As you consider various colleges and universities in Virginia and across the nation, we invite you to get to know Virginia Wesleyan—where “you’re not just a number” is not just a catchphrase.
At VWU, the focus is on you.

Tuition & Aid

Virginia Wesleyan believes that no student should be denied the opportunity to attend because of limited financial resources.

EARN $1,000

Receive a $1,000 Visit Grant when you organize a virtual or in-person visit with the Enrollment Office

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Our Location

Virginia Wesleyan has often been defined by its desirable and unique location in Coastal Virginia. Located in Virginia Beach, the University is just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay on a beautiful 300-acre park-like campus. The area is home to a host of business, governmental, and cultural institutions, as well as rich historical andnatural resources that offer tremendous opportunities for students.