Virginia Wesleyan UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$36,860

Avg tuition

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About Virginia Wesleyan University

Virginia Wesleyan University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,487, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 77%. The university offers 35 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 48%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $36,860.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

77% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 77%

Retention Rate 59%

Graduation Rate 48%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 950-1180

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-28

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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59%

Female Student Population

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

1k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

53%

Black

23%

Hispanic

8%

Two or more races

7%

Unknown

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

Socio-Economic Diversity

41% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

41%

State Grant Aid

68%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

41%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,553
State Grant Aid $2,982
Institution Grant Aid $21,036
Pell Grant Aid $4,643
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.