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International Students

Virginia Wesleyan University has a diverse student body which is comprised of students from different ethnic backgrounds from the U.S. as well as students from several different countries.  In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranks ϲֱ in the top 25 of most ethnically diverse national liberal arts institutions in the country  . The University provides students from foreign countries a home away from home for four years. ϲֱ offers services and activities to assist international students with their transition to college life in the United States.

In recent years, Virginia Wesleyan has enrolled students from Bulgaria, Korea, Germany, Trinidad, Senegal, Cote D'Ivoire, The Netherlands, The United Kingdom, Canada, Northern Cyprus, Brazil, France, Australia, Mexico, Ukraine, and China.

ϲֱ Global ϲֱ & Financial Assistance

Affordability has always been a top priority at ϲֱ. ϲֱ offers a multi-faceted plan of affordability that includes but isn't limited to freezing tuition cost for the fourth consecutive year, a renewable merit scholarship program, an expanded Work & Learn Program for student employment, and affordable out-of-semester 12-month course options.

International students who enroll in the traditional day program at ϲֱ to complete a bachelor's degree will receive a merit scholarship valued at a minimum of $21,000 per year.

International students are also eligible for our $1,000 visit grant (virtual visit options available) and our Campus Cooperative employment program through our Work and Learn initiative.