Virginia Wesleyan College

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Virginia Wesleyan College


Graduates

  • 58% have a job after 6 months
  • 58% have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

Tuition

$23,136 / year

Room and Board

$6,850

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$40




Educational Resources

Libraries

Virginia Wesleyan subscribes to 30 research proprietary databases and owns an electronic book collection of 36,000 volumes. We are a participant in the Southeastern Library Network, the Virginia Consortium of Independent Colleges, the Virtual Library of Virginia, and the Virginia Tidewater Consortium. We also house the Virginia Wesleyan College Archives.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 123,359 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 800 current serial subscriptions.
  • 15,869 microforms.
  • 3,813 Audio/Visual items.
  • 36,000 e-books.

Museums & Art

The Lambuth M. Clarke Hall, an academic center featuring state of the art teaching technologies, the Learning Resources/Writing Center, the Center for the Study of Religious Freedom and a 24-hour computer laboratory; the Henry Clay Hofheimer II Library houses a second general purpose computer laboratory and additional computers dedicated to research databases/subscriptions; The Jane P. Batten Student Center, featuring a multi-activity athletic center as well as Communication laboratory space and two multimedia classrooms; and a Greenhouse.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 99 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 20 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 15 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 65 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 700 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is not available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 600 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 51% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 13% of housing units are Singles.
  • 75% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 1% of housing units are Triples.
  • 11% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 14 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 43% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 70% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Seafood Party in the Dell, Lake Taylor Music Festival, Lively in the Ivy Concert, Spring Fling, Homecoming, Airband, Intercultural Fashion Show, Hispanic/Latin American Heritage celebration, Comedy Club, Relay for Life, Mud Games, Greek Week, Village Cookouts, Poetry Slams, Celebration of Women's Voices, Academic Fair, Potato Drop, Native American Fair, Educational Lecture Series, Marlin Spirit Pregame Parties for Men's and Women's Basketball Teams
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 72 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Phi Alpha, Lambda Pi Eta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Eta Sigma, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Rho Phi Lambda, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Tau Delta, Society for Collegiate Journalists, Theta Alpha Kappa, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Continuing Higher Education, Biology, German, Communications, Leadership & Scholarship, History, Freshman Scholarship, French, Political Science, Psychology, Recreation & Leisure Studies, Business, Management & Administration, Spanish, English, Journalism, Religious Studies
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Holy Fire Student Fellowship, Sacred Shooters, Spirit 400 Campus Worship, "Push It" Bible Study, "But if Not" Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Sociedad Americana de Latinos y Sus Amigos (SALSA); International Student Organization; American Indian Council; Asian American Society; Black Student Union; Cultural Arts Society; Campus Kaleidoscope; Gay Straight Alliance; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Political Science Association, Model United Nations, Habitat for Humanity, Women's Resource Center, Honors & Scholars, Circle K, Science Club, SVEA/NEA, Friends of Psi Chi, Electronic Music Society, Society for the Advancement of Management, Portfolio, Student Government Association, First Year Leadership Council, Wesleyan Activities Council, Student Environmental Awareness League, Young Democrats, College Republicans, IMAGEnation, Recreation Majors Club, The Order of Infinity (Math/Computer Science Club), Sandpiper (yearbook), VWC Review (literary magazine), IMAGINE Alternative Spring Break, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority, Anime Club, Wesleyan Beekeepers Association, Black Student Union, But If Not Men's Christian Group, Campus Kaleidoscope, Commuter Club, Cultural Arts Society, Democracy Matters, Outdoor Club, Fairy Godmothers, Fencing Club, Gay Straight Alliance, Greek Presidents, Holy Fire, Interfraternal Council, International Student Organization, Iota Beta, Kappa Alpha, Panhellenic Council, Phi Kappa Tau, Phi Sigma Sigma, Sacred Shooters (photography club), Relay for Life, Residence Hall Association, Rollerhockey Club, Sigma Sigma Sigma, Student Athletic Advisory Committee, Step Team, Wesleyan Ambassadors, Wesleyan Students for Controversial Issues, Youth Matter
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Marlin Chronicle (bi-weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Norfolk, VA (4), Newport News, VA (25)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Newport News, VA (15)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Norfolk, VA (8)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 75% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 10% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,500
  • Freshman are discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 3 fraternities
  • 3% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 6% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Old Dominion University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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