Virginia Wesleyan College

Address:
1584 Wesleyan Dr, Norfolk, VA 23502-5599
Phone:
757-455-3200
Website:
http://www.vwc.edu
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About Virginia Wesleyan College

Virginia Wesleyan College is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors.. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,336
 Graduate0
 Total1,336
GenderFemale63%
 Male37%
Student Age% Under 2583%
 % 25 and Over17%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time86%
 % Part-time14%
Race/Ethnicity% White67.1%
 % Black20.7%
 % Asian1.6%
 % Latino4.0%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown5.8%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesNO
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal1,463
 % Admitted75%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled27%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT82%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT18%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800550 / 800
 SAT Writing420 / 800530 / 800
 SAT Math440 / 800550 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite18 / 3624 / 36
 ACT English16 / 3623
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math17 / 3622 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$28,556
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$28,556
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid99%
 % Undergraduates with Loans79%
 % Undergraduates with Grants98%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,680
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,200
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Norfolk Area

Median Age29.6
Median Household Income$43,914
Total Population241,943
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total51.5% 48.5%
 Age 0-949.9%50.1%
 Age 10-1751.5%48.5%
 Age 18-2459.4%40.6%
 Age 25-2955.2%44.8%
 Age 30-3952.7%47.3%
 40+49.2%50.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White48.2%
 % Black43.4%
 % Asian3.5%
 % Latino6.5%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,680
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$746
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50010.4%19.7%7.4%
 $500 to $74933.0%36.0%0.0%
 $750 to $99932.6%32.8%44.0%
 Over $100024.1%11.5%34.3%
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