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Academics

As a University of the liberal arts and sciences, Virginia Wesleyan embraces the values inherent in a liberal education — an education dedicated to developing the open-minded, disciplined reflection necessary not only to professional success, but also to a life of personal accomplishment and social commitment

Areas of Study

With a vast array of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, ϲֱ provides students at every level with hundreds of options to suit their personal academic goals.

42

majors

31

minors

19

pre-professional
tracks

15

average
class size

Experiential Learning

The Lighthouse
Center for Exploration and Discovery

The Lighthouse is an academic center that assists students with experiential learning opportunities. The Lighthouse offers a variety of services and programs to help students to undertake experiential learning projects. It assists students with internships, study away, undergraduate research, careers, and graduate school.

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Global Engagement

Global Engagement

The Office of Global Engagement helps students to participate in domestic and international study away experiences inculding study away courses and semester study abroad.

Research

Research

The Undergraduate Research Program supports students as they undertake faculty-mentored research. ϲֱ offers an array of research opportunities for students in most majors.

Wesleyan Engaged

Wesleyan Engaged

Wesleyan Engaged nurtures partnerships with civic organizations in order to facilitate meaningful student volunteer activities, to develop student commitment to service others, and to improve the Hampton Roads community and beyond.

Career Development and Internships

Career Development and Internships

ϲֱ’s Career Development Program is dedicated to assisting students to discover their academic and professional pathways and to create plans to achieve their professional goals.

Additional Learning Opportunities

January Term

January Term

January Term is a special three-week academic term during which students concentrate their studies on one intensive course.

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Summer Session

Summer Session

Summer Session at ϲֱ will give you an opportunity to engage in specialty courses, complete General Education requirements or advance in your major.

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