Virginia Wesleyan College

College Info

General Address: 1584 Wesleyan Dr
Norfolk, VA
Phone: (757) 455-3200
Institution Type: Private, 4-year
Student Population: 1,000-5,000 students
Awards Offered: Other
College Introduction:
The mission of Virginia Wesleyan College is to engage students of diverse ages, religions, ethnic origins and backgrounds in a rigorous liberal arts education that will prepare them to meet the challenges of life and career in a complex and rapidly changing world. In this endeavor, the College employs a wide range of approaches to teaching and learning and provides opportunities to connect the study of the liberal arts with practical learning experiences on campus, in the Hampton Roads region, and throughout the world. In accord with our United Methodist heritage, Virginia Wesleyan aspires to be a supportive community that is committed to social responsibility, ethical conduct, higher learning, and religious freedom.

Admission Office Phone: (757) 455-3208 Undergraduate application fee (2006): $40 Admission / Applications ratio (2006): 84% Admission Considerations: Secondary school GPA (Required), Secondary school rank (Recommended), Secondary school record (Required), Completion of college-prepatory program (Required), Recommendations (Recommended), Admission test scores (Required), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) (Required)
  • Test Scores (2006) :
  • 25th Percentile75th Percentile
    SAT Critical Reading440530
    SAT Math430540
    SAT Writing
    ACT Composite1721
    ACT English1622
    ACT Math1722
    25th Percentile = 25% of students scored at or below
    75th Percentile = 25% of students scored above

  • Tuition and Fees:
    Undergraduate Academic Year Cost:
    2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008
    Tuition and fees $21,733 $22,976 $24,515
    Books and supplies $725 $900 $900
    Room and board (on campus) $7,550 $7,726 $7,775
    Room and board (off campus) $8,100 $8,100 $8,100

    Financial Aid Information:
    Financial Aid Office Phone: (757) 455-3345

    Percentage of students receiving any financial aid: 100%

    Average amount of types of financial aid received from:
    Federal Grants: $3,962
    State/Local Grants: $2,775
    Institutional Grants: $9,105
    Student Loans: $5,148
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