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Colleges / Virginia Wesleyan University

Virginia Wesleyan University

Virginia Beach, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate81%

About Marlins

Virginia Wesleyan University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marlins was founded in 1961. The university enrolls around 1,538 students per year, including 1,479 undergrad students.

Marlins Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Marlins. In 2022, Marlins accepted 81% of applicants. Out of 1,718 applications received in 2022, 1,399 students were offered admission.

Virginia Wesleyan University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 81%
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 10%

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Virginia Wesleyan University is located in the town of Virginia Beach, Virginia, near Hampton Roads.

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College Info

5817 Wesleyan Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23455

Campus Setting: Suburban

Marlins Application Deadline

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

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Marlins is like? There are approximately 1,538 students enrolled at Marlins, including 1,479 undergraduate students and 59 graduate students. 74% 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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