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Colleges / Virginia Wesleyan University

Virginia Wesleyan University

Virginia Beach, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate86%
Acceptance Rate86%

About Marlins

Virginia Wesleyan University is a private, religious college in the suburb of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marlins was founded in 1961. The college enrolls around 1,324 students per year, including 1,241 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Virginia Wesleyan University

It is moderately difficult to get into Marlins. Marlins admitted 86% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 2,076 applications received in 2022, 1,793 students were offered admission.

Virginia Wesleyan University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 86%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 13%

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Virginia Wesleyan University is locatedin the town of Virginia Beach, Virginia, in the city of Hampton Roads.

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College Info

5817 Wesleyan Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23455

Campus Setting: Suburban

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Marlins is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Marlins is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Marlins is like? There are approximately 1,324 students enrolled at Marlins, including 1,241 undergraduate students and 83 graduate students. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 73% percent are from VA and 27% percent of students are from other states.


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