Due to updates to the University’s phone system on January 23rd and January 24th, please utilize the University’s online Marlin Directory, located at the top of the University webpage, and call offices directly. Normal operation will resume Saturday, January 25th.


Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia's premier university of the liberal arts and sciences. Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, the University annually enrolls approximately 1,600 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs.

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The Best 385 Colleges: 2020 Edition. Honored as a 2019-2020 College of Distinction Guide to 375 Green Colleges: 2017 Edition. Achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification Save the Bay

Our Location

Our location is your advantage! Virginia Wesleyan University is located in Coastal Virginia, a diverse and vibrant region rich in history, culture, natural resources, and thriving industry. Virginia Wesleyan is in world-famous Virginia Beach, Virginia, just miles from the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, and part of a metropolitan region of 1.7 million people.