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West Virginia Wesleyan College Saluted as 2021-2022 Military Friendly School

Feb 19, 2021

BUCKHANNON, WV – West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) was saluted this week as a 2021-2022 Military Friendly School by Viqtory, a private entity that ranks employers, institutions of higher education and more on their policies and military friendliness.

“Wesleyan provides veterans and military spouses a tremendous opportunity to start their post-military service future here,” said John Waltz, Vice President of Enrollment Management. “The College participates in the Yellow Ribbon Fund and G.I. Bill and takes it a step even further, offering robust academic scholarships to help ensure greater college access and affordability.”

Waltz also noted WVWC’s academic support services and personalized advising as a key strength of the College. The College has a full-time liaison for veterans in its financial aid office.

“Veterans and military spouses enhance our campus community in every way and succeed at tremendous rates at Wesleyan,” Waltz said. 

Per Viqtory and the Military Friendly organization, the designation is given to schools who meet the methodology criteria of Military Friendly. The criteria is broken down into different categories such as Student Retention, Graduation, Job Placement, Loan Repayment and Loan Default rates for all students and, specifically, for student veterans. Schools that meet the criteria are committed to being better for Veterans and are an example to American Schools.


West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) is a private, four-year residential liberal arts college in Buckhannon, West Virginia. A tradition of excellence for more than 130 years, West Virginia Wesleyan is home to 14 Fulbright Scholars. The Princeton Review ranked Wesleyan one of its 2021 Best Colleges in the Southeastern Region of the United States. U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best College Rankings designated Wesleyan a “Top 20” Best Value – Regional Universities (South) and one of the “Top 75” Regional Universities (South). WVWC offers students more than 40 majors and 40 minors; graduate programs in athletic training, business administration, creative writing, and nursing; 22 NCAA Division II athletic programs; multiple performing arts groups; and more than 70 organizations. Founded in 1890, the College is closely affiliated with the United Methodist Church and abides by the Wesley doctrine that emphasizes service to others. For more information, visit