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Virginia Wesleyan has often been defined by its desirable and unique location in Coastal Virginia. Located in Virginia
Beach, the University is just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay on a beautiful 300-acre park-like
campus. The area is home to a host of business, governmental, and cultural institutions, as well as rich historical and
natural resources that offer tremendous opportunities for students.

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Degree Types

Majors & Programs

A Virginia Wesleyan education is a pathway to a fuller, more active, more compassionate, and more satisfying life. It is also excellent preparation for a career chosen from a wide range of fields, including the arts, the sciences, business, law, education, health care, entertainment, and public service.

Online Masters Programs

Finish in as little as 12 months

Master of Environmental Studies

Prepare for a career in the environment and sustainability fields by combining a rigorous academic foundation in environmental studies with coursework that develops practical real-world skills.

Master of Arts in Human Services

Enhance your knowledge base and techniques needed to work in social services, community resource, policy programs, and community-focused, health-related, public safety, and administrative positions.

Master of Arts in Arts Leadership and Nonprofit Management

Expand your skills and understanding of ethical, effective, and dynamic leadership and the application of those skills in professional arts organizations.

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Master of Business Administration

Our hands-on MBA program prepares you for a career in a global marketplace. Learn the principles of business, finance, marketing and more, and become prepared for management-level jobs in your chosen field.

Master of Education in Teacher Leadership

Prepare to enhance your students' classroom experience and influence your peers as you explore effective education strategies through courses designed to build your leadership expertise.

Master of Arts in Education
(On-campus)

Candidates in the MAEd program develop the knowledge, understanding, skills, and dispositions they need to teach effectively in today’s diverse and ever-changing classrooms.

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Investing in Your Future

Affordability is a top priority at ֶƵ

VWU offers a multi-faceted plan of affordability that includes freezing tuition for the sixth consecutive year, a renewable merit scholarship program, an expanded Work & Learn Program for student employment, and affordable out-of-semester 12-month course options.

Why Virginia Wesleyan

4,517 learners at all locations

70+ areas of study

98% of students receive financial assistance

90% of graduates earn their degree in 4 years or fewer

50+ student organizations and clubs

23 intercollegiate sports plus esports

15 minutes to local beaches

15:1 student to faculty ratio

15 average class size

300 beautiful park-like acres

92% graduates receive job offers or go onto graduate school

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VWU Digital Broadcasting Network

The VWU Digital Broadcasting Network is a media production unit serving the ֶƵ community by recording and broadcasting a wide-range of institutional, educational, cultural, and athletics programs.

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Virginia Wesleyan's ability to prosper and grow is rooted in the generosity of our alumni and friends. Your gifts strengthen our traditions and create a brighter future for our students.