Virginia Wesleyan College (VWC)

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Virginia Wesleyan College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Norfolk, VA, a predominately urban area. Around a thousand students are enrolled at VWC.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores to Virginia Wesleyan College. A score in the range of 908 - 1143 on the SAT exam, or 18 - 24 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the VWC average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.25. This school has an acceptance rate of about 93 percent with 13 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall VWC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Virginia Wesleyan College was reported as 92.9% in Fall 2013 with over 3,720 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • VWC ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • VWC Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Virginia Wesleyan College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Virginia Wesleyan College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for VWC has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 75.3%
  • 2010-2011: 74.5%
  • 2011-2012: 86.0%
  • 2012-2013: 85.8%
  • 2013-2014: 92.9%
  • Projected VWC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 86.4%

How Does VWC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Virginia Wesleyan College is sixty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Hampton University36.1%
Elizabeth City State University57.2%
Chowan University61.5%
Virginia Union University58.5%
University of Richmond31.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to VWC (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English17 - 25
Math17 - 24
Composite Score18 - 24
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