Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia Wesleyan enrolls approximately 1,500 students annually, 70 percent of whom live on campus in a welcoming and supportive community environment. Students thrive in small classes, which average 15 students, and are mentored by accomplished, scholarly faculty who also serve as mentors and friends.See All 16 Photos
Main CampusVirginia Beach, Virginia, United States Campus Website0 - 5,000 on Campus250,000+ residents in Virginia BeachLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
Virginia Wesleyan University is located in a diverse and vibrant region in Coastal Virginia. The area is rich in history, culture, natural resources, and thriving industry. Virginia Wesleyan is in world-famous Virginia Beach, Virginia, just 17 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, 6 miles from the Chesapeake Bay, and only hours from major metropolitan cities such as Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia, by bus, train, or car. Virginia Beach and Norfolk are also in the hub of international business and commerce. The area is home to the largest United States Navy base in the world and is the U.S. home of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
Virginia Wesleyan University offers numerous opportunities for all students, in and out of the classroom. Students benefit from undergraduate research, internships, service-learning, and study away experiences. Additionally, the university has a vibrant student activities calendar, more than 50 clubs and organizations, and many recreational activities.