Virginia Wesleyan is definitely my top choice, and I'd even go as far as to call it my dream school. For me, it's the perfect size. I love that the classes are small, and I feel that we have a very close community because of it. We have a diverse student body, which is also one of the reasons I came here. I also love the liberal arts aspect, and we are very strong academically.
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It is a nice small campus with more smaller class size. Most of the benefits tend to go to batten honors college. professors are very enthusiastic about their work and love to work with you outside of the classroom. the housing on campus isn't the best with mold and rodents being a huge issue. however, only freshman dorms are being redone as of right now.
Overall, Virginia Wesleyan University is a nice, small, supportive campus. My largest class is my Wesleyan 100 class, it is a lecture and all first year students must take one. My WES 100 is on the cultural phenomenon that is the film franchise, Star Wars. The food here at VWU is good but nothing can ever live up to a home cooked meal for me. I am biased towards housing as my dorm's roof failed and we had to be moved into a hotel three weeks into the school year. It did take two months for them to fix the roof but I would definitely avoid being placed in Smithdeal Hall. Other than the housing fiasco, I would recommend Virginia Wesleyan University to anyone looking for a small, no pressure school.
My overall opinion of this previous small school that I have attended has been of excelled workmanship. You are completely near everything if that is a capability of a student's efforts. I only feel as if the next step was readily prepared, due to recommended standards. In order to have these studies incorporated, a student from this college is able to have distinction between trade schools and schools that are bound to enact liberal disciplines. A curriculum of interests are also accessible as well, as you continue your educational collaborations.
I think that my school lacks diversity and equality. There is no culture of this school. There is no school pride. There are no resources for financial assistance. This school just traps people, takes money, and treats students like prisoners and not the adults we are trying to become.
I have no regrets on moving away from California to come to Virginia Wesleyan University. VWU is a private liberal arts college located in Virginia Beach, Virginia with around 1,500 students. Courses here are advanced and interactive with the ease of having a smaller student to teacher ratio. I love VWU because the atmosphere here is inviting. I remember my first day here I was hesitant about meeting new people and wasn't sure how I could live without my family back home. It was weird for me to see a stranger smile at me and hear them say "good morning," in passing. Now, I greet everyone that I see and I have been able to connect with my professors, faculty, and peers since that first day. Virginia Wesleyan University has become my true home away from home.
I loved it here, I would not have transferred out if I hadn’t needed to. The downfall to this school is the fact that it is a private school and is a lot of money, especially if you have to live on campus. Everyone is nice, and the staff is all amazing. I wish I could go back!
Even though the campus is small, the community is at large due to the increase of enrollment, volunteers in community service, and involvement in variety of activities where students can bring out their best participation. I enjoy the courses that I took and will continue looking forward while pursuing for my bachelor degree in art. In addition, I appreciate the support of my peers and professors. I enjoy getting involve in activities that engage in solving issues in the community and open our ideas to help others. I am a senior art major and I hope to graduate from this institution with a big bright future because of my experience at Virginia Wesleyan University had advocated me to follow my path as a person.
I really enjoy going to this school, am only a freshman heading into my second semester and just love everything about Wesleyan. I'm hoping to continue my future here and graduate from there. It's so many opportunities and so many ways to get involved. You meet some great people from different backgrounds and you so much from them. The professors are amazing the care so much and willing to get you ahead.
I think it is a great place to learn while having classes small enough for the professors to remember your name. It’s super close to the beach as well!
There are several aspects of Virginia Wesleyan University or formerly known as Virginia Wesleyan College one can admire but one of the most important aspect is the safety as it is a gated community. Location is fantastic as well as you are right by the beach. There is always lots to do and it's a fun and loving environment.
The environment and overall atmosphere are great. VWU encourages involvement and openness in activities and the community. It's like high school all over again with harder course work. I may be a Freshman now, but I want to stay until graduation. I enjoy attending Virginia Wesleyan!!!
The University could be agriculturally updated and the food options can be improved majorly and certain events could be more involving and fun and their can be an increase in scholarship rewards and financial aid also staff members can be more helpful towards students but other than that academically it’ a strong school with a friendly environment.
I cannot wait to start in the fall of 2020! I may take classes in summer just to start sooner! I love everything about Virginia Wesleyan University. It is as if the college was designed exactly for me. The moment I set foot on campus, I knew this is where I belong. The small classes, pristine park-like setting, and amazing music department are all perfect for my studies.
Virginia Wesleyan is overall a 4 star institution. I am currently a sophomore attending Virginia Wesleyan University, planning on majoring in business with a concentration in accounting. During the first year I was enrolled here, I had mixed emotions. The overall attitude portrayed by the student body was very negative. There was always something wrong here, something to be fixed there, and overall disgruntlement. This set the overall tone of discontentment throughout the freshman class; However, after having the time to form my own opinion of the institution, I've come to appreciate it. As a freshman, I was presented with so many opportunities that other freshman may never have the chance of receiving (such as: attending the NATO summit in Norfolk, VA, getting a paid marketing internship, having small classes where my professors knew me by name, free tutoring, free counseling, study abroad opportunities and grants, research grants, and so many more). This institution is fantastic at providing opportunities to grow, support systems to keep you feeling your best, and introducing you to life-altering connections. I chose 4 out of 5 stars because there is always room for improvement. I see daily efforts by the school trying to improve upon itself. I'm excited to see what's to come. If you're considering coming to Virginia Wesleyan University, I highly encourage you to look past the academics. Look into what services are offered for free, the overall support system the school has in place, and the many opportunities open to you. You education is not just about the classroom, It's about how you can grow as a young adult and thrive afterwards.
Virginia Wesleyan is generally a very good school. Honestly if you love small classes you should go here. Teachers are willing to work with you and have enough time to meet with their students. On campus housing is okay. They have been doing renovations, but there are of course a few issues. There was a black mold issue in my past year roommate's room, but residence life came and took care of it. Sometimes On-campus housing isn't available for sophomores, juniors and seniors, so the school rents out a hotel nearby and offers a shuttle to and from school for free. Its a bit of a pain but they get you on campus as soon as they have a room availability. This year they shut down one dorm to replace the showers so they had a lot of people in the hotels but most of them by a month received a room on campus. Food in the Cafe isn't bad. There's a salad bar, a burgers hot dogs and fries station, a dessert station, A home-cooking station and a random station. There is also a sandwich bar that it sometimes open. The home-cooking station has a a lot of home style cooking entrees and the random station holds sometimes pasta or build your own baked potato. There's always pizza too and just regular pasta if you don't like anything. There's lots of sports and so many clubs! I never get scared on campus because there's always security patrolling around on campus and the hotels.
It does not allow you to make decisions about your own education. If you question anything, people get upset at you. It is purely for making money with no concern to the students or their well being. The facilities are never cleaned, the food is only edible when the are offering a parents open house. Every person I know has decided to transfer, and the school is not making it easy for us.
My school overall has been a blast to attend. It’s a small school and the small school makes it easier to learn, connect, and immerse yourself in the college atmosphere. The institution made such a huge impact on my life that I’m pursuing my MBA here.
I like the size of the school and it's built for learning. A lot of the buildings are environmentally friendly and we never really have to worry about bad things happening because there's 24 hour security. Our soccer and softball games are super fun to go to, and there's always something to do, not only that, the stores around campus are walking distance of the school. Our staff are super friendly and are always willing to help.
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