|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
|Students with disability||11%|
|Student to faculty ratio||13:1|
|Dormitory capacity||848 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Virginia Wesleyan College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,654 applications and 1,488 students were granted admission. Virginia Wesleyan College is at the #88 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 30% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 77% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||850 to 1060|
|ACT||17 to 24|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Virginia Wesleyan College's tuition was $34,960 for all students regardless of residency (30.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Virginia Wesleyan College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 42% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,000 (which is 9.1% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Virginia Wesleyan College in 2016-2017, was 266, which is 76% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,232 (which is 11.2% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Virginia Wesleyan College has enrolled a total of 1,374 students (1,319 students full-time and 55 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,374 students, 96 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Black/African American: 25%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Two or more races: 6%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Virginia Wesleyan College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||19%||20|
|English Language And Literature/letters||9%||10|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||7%||8|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||6%||6|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||4%||4|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||2%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Virginia Wesleyan College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Virginia Wesleyan College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,000. Last year, out of the total 505 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 460 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 836 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 736 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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