#12 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

Virginia Wesleyan College

Norfolk, Virginia

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Student Population
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Location Norfolk, Virginia
Online vwc.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Norfolk, Virginia, Virginia Wesleyan College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,656 prospective students applied, and 1,870 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 354 enrolled in the school.  1,279 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 158 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $36,010 plus fees of $650. VWC is ranked 709 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



VWC is rated within the lower 44% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 980/1180
ACT 21/25
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Virginia Wesleyan College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$650
Room and Board $9,257
Budget for Other Expenses$3,100
Total One Year Cost$50,517

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$41,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
48% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Virginia Wesleyan College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 16%
Social Sciences 14%
Communication 10%
Education 8%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=234173 IPEDS survey data for Virginia Wesleyan College.

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