VWU is situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, which is located midway up the East Coast of the United States at the junction of the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay. As one of Virginia’s largest cities, Virginia Beach is home to Fortune 500 companies, rich culture and history, varied recreational offerings, and spectacular natural beauty. Virginia Beach is in a prime location, only a day’s drive from major American cities like Washington D.C., New York City and Philadelphia.
Students who study at LU Wisconsin will live and grow in a rural setting near the Lake Michigan shoreline. The university only an hour from Milwaukee and Green Bay, and just two hours from Chicago, allowing students to experience a mix of rural and urban life in America.
Lakeland was recently honored by U.S. News & World Report on its annual rankings lists of Best Colleges for being among the top schools in the Midwest region in advancing social mobility for its students. Lakeland ranked second among all Wisconsin schools and ninth among universities in the Midwest.