Virginia Wesleyan College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Virginia Wesleyan College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,435 students enrolled. This school was established in 1961 and is one of the 11 colleges and schools located in Norfolk, Virginia.

Virginia Wesleyan College is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
39
At Virginia Wesleyan College you can earn your bachelor's degree.

Virginia Wesleyan College deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers 39 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, General Studies, Social Work, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
The rate of student retention at Virginia Wesleyan College is relatively low at 67% (close to Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Virginia Wesleyan College is low: 45%. Nearly 43% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Virginia Wesleyan College is pretty good - 12:1. Find out more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,100
Average tuition price is extremely high - around $30,400 a year. The additional fees at Virginia Wesleyan College beyond tuition are approximately $700; which comes to a total of $31,100 a year.

Read the details about Virginia Wesleyan College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
86%
According to government data, 3,879 applications were submitted and 3,329 were accepted; so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Virginia Wesleyan College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
F
Virginia Wesleyan College offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Virginia Wesleyan College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Virginia Wesleyan College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 900 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option.

Army ROTC programs are available at Virginia Wesleyan College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Virginia Wesleyan College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Virginia Wesleyan College Location and Maps



Post Address: Virginia Wesleyan College, 1584 Wesleyan Dr, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-5599, USA
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