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Virginia Wesleyan College

Norfolk, Virginia

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Overview

Student Population
1,437
Virginia Wesleyan College overview
Location Norfolk, Virginia
Online vwc.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Virginia Wesleyan College overview
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 2,323 prospective students applied, and 1,785 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 344 enrolled in the school.  1,279 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 158 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $36,010 plus fees of $850. VWC is ranked 605 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
3/10
Outcomes
5/10
Value

VWC is rated within the lower 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Virginia Wesleyan College within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
Virginia Wesleyan College overview
SAT 950/1180
ACT 20/28
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
76.8% 
Virginia Wesleyan College overview
Applications Due Jun 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$36,010
Costs for Virginia Wesleyan College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$850
Room and Board $9,581
Budget for Other Expenses$3,100
Total One Year Cost$51,041

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Outcomes

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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