Military Benefits for VWU Students

Online degrees available at Virginia Wesleyan University provide a rigorous liberal arts education that will empower you to change your world. We are proud to be a military-friendly university with flexible, affordable programs to help active duty and veteran students succeed.

Our online programs are ideal for those who are serving both at home and abroad, as well as veterans who are now in the workplace. At VWU Online, we are committed to helping military students achieve their goals and transition to new careers.


Why Choose VWU?

  • Our enrollment counselors understand your needs and are ready to assist you in the application process.
  • Financial aid personnel are experienced and knowledgeable about military benefits, and a VA certifying official is on staff to help you receive your maximum benefit.
  • You’ll receive personal attention from expert faculty with years of experience.


Discover Your Military Benefits

  • Post-9/11 GI Bill®: For veterans enrolled in Virginia, the bill pays the lower of tuition and fees or the annual cap established by the Veterans Administration – $25,162.14 in 2020/21.
  • Yellow Ribbon Program: VWU is also a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program, which makes college more affordable for military students. Qualified veterans and active-duty service members can earn VWU degree tuition-free.

VWU Online Program Options Include:

  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business
  • Bachelor of Arts in Comprehensive Liberal Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Science

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You can transfer up to 96 credits to our undergraduate programs.

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About Us

Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia's premier university of the liberal arts and sciences. Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, the University annually enrolls approximately 1,600 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs. Undergraduate degrees include a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Social Work with 39 majors, 30 minors, and 12 pre-professional tracks. Graduate degrees include a Master of Business Administration and Master of Arts in Education. Students thrive in average class sizes of 14 and through the University's experiential learning, high-impact leadership, and career-development programs. More than 90 percent of Wesleyan's new graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate school within one year. The state-of-the-art Greer Environmental Sciences Center, Chesapeake Bay Academy, Tidewater Collegiate Academy, and other outstanding facilities and programs serve a vibrant campus community and regional partners in education. An inclusive community dedicated to scholarship and service grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, Virginia Wesleyan University inspires students to build meaningful lives through engagement in Coastal Virginia's dynamic metropolitan region, the nation, and the world.

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