Virginia Wesleyan College

Attention to the Individual

Centrally located just minutes from Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Virginia Wesleyan College is in the heart of the action.  Creating future professionals, who will become leaders in their fields of expertise, can trace their success back to the college.  The school presents 70 different clubs and organization to join and participate in.  They have an enrollment of 1,319 students, with a 40/60 men/women mix, 74 percent of those students are from in-state. Representing 5 countries and 32 states, the students come from a variety of backgrounds and places to attend this college.  Open houses take place in the spring and fall, so be sure to book one of the hotels near Virginia Wesleyan College, VA.

On offer are 34 majors and 30 minors with seven Pre-Professional Programs.  With an average class size of 13 students, attention to the individual is a priority, and 94 percent of graduates go onto graduate school or receive job offers within one year of graduation, launching them into career paths of their choosing.

Study Abroad Programs and International Learning

The Office of International and Intercultural Programs at Virginia Wesleyan College helps to coordinate the Study Abroad Program. Become a student of the world, learn and grow while pursuing your future goals.  You must have a solid academic record and show maturity, financial aid is available as well as scholarships, so everyone will have the opportunity to experience different cultures.  Many benefits come from participating in these programs such as amplified self-confidence, a worldview of understanding other people and their heritage, plus advancement of marketable skills for entering the future workforce.  The college-level credits earned while studying abroad will apply to your requirements for graduation.

Are you interested in learning the German language?  Try the Goethe Institute and spend the semester in Mayrhofen, Austria.  Participate in a Reciprocal Exchange Program like Humboldt-Universitat, Berlin or University of Madero, Puebla.  There are programs to meet all students’ needs, and you’ll be in a great position to explore it all when you book one of the hotels near Virginia Wesleyan College, VA.

Creating Memories and Friendships for a Lifetime

Student activities are a large part of the college experience.  Plop down in an Adirondack chair, placed around campus to invite sunny conversations and decide on your fun-time plans.  Attend a concert with your roommate, laugh at a comedian with friends, or toss the Frisbee on the green lawns, the opportunities are endless. Join a sorority or a fraternity, help make a difference in someone else’s life by assisting with a Habitat for Humanity project, or learn editing while writing for the school newspaper.  Stop by the RecX, the campus recreation office and find out where the excitement is happening. Play a game of sand volley, participate in some flag football, or take a turn in a pool tournament.  Join your child in the fun and plan to spend an overnight at one of the hotels near Virginia Wesleyan College, VA.