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3,000 undergraduate and 200 graduate students
Wesleyan University’s ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, #17.
Middletown, Conn., overlooking the Connecticut River.
316-acre historic New England campus
Student-faculty ratio 8:1
Class Size 72.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students.
Popular majors Social Sciences; Psychology; Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies; Visual and Performing Arts; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences.
Freshman retention rate 95 percent. Very High!
45 percent male students and 55 percent female students
- Acceptance rate 17%.
- Early decision acceptance rate 38%
- Half the applicants admitted to Wesleyan University have an SAT score between 1320 and 1500 or an ACT score of 30 and 34.
- Early Decision I 11/15/19
- Early Decision II 1/1/20
- Only ⅓ of students sent standardized testing scores in
42 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid, and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $50,051.
200 student organizations, including several a cappella groups.
Greek life has a long history at Wesleyan, with several fraternities and sororities on campus, including the coed fraternity Eclectic Society, as well as secret societies like the Skull and Serpent.
99 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 1 percent of students live off campus.
Freshmen are required to live on campus, along with the majority of students who live in campus residence halls, apartments or houses.
Nearly 50 percent of student study abroad through 150 programs located in 50 countries worldwide.
- Pick any 8 courses you’d like your freshman year.
- Every course is 1 credit.
- Can double major and gain a certificate
- Can create your own major
5 year BA-MA program in Natural Science or Psychology + 5th year is free! Save a ton vs. many Master’s programs you have to pay for 2 years
Our Favorite Wesleyan Alumni
Lin Mauel Miranda – shows his first play – In the Heights here