Nestled in Middletown of USA, Wesleyan University is a private university founded in the year 1831. Being coeducational, and a non- sectarian school of sciences and liberal arts, Wesleyan University offers programs in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels of study. The university is known for its distinctive teacher-scholar culture, commitment to interdisciplinary learning and creative programming. The students who graduate from Wesleyan University go on to lead and innovate in a number of industries including business, science, entertainment, and government.
The total enrollment of the university is 3,217 and the acceptance rate of the university is 17%. The university has a very rigorous admission process and students have highly difficult chances of getting into the university. Wesleyan University offers admissions for Fall and Spring sessions.
The international students at Wesleyan University comprise 14% of the student population. Wesleyan University offers several scholarships for international students to study in the USA. The graduation rate of the university is 85% and the student retention rate of the university is 95%.
As per Times Higher Education Ranking, Wesleyan University stands at 43rd position in the United States in the year 2020.
The Wesleyan University is ranked 17 among the National Liberal Arts Colleges of the United States by US News in the year 2020.
Ranked 20 among the Best Value Schools of America by US News in the year 2020.
Ranked 2 in Best Colleges for Veterans by US News in the year 2020.
Ranked 8 in Best College for Global Studies in America in the year 2020.
|Endowment||1.065 billion USD|
|Student Retention Rate||72%|
|Mode of Program||Full time; Part-time; online|
|Campus Housing Capacity||100%|
|Admission Helpdeskemail@example.com | 860 685-3000|
The student body of Wesleyan University contains approximately 208 graduates and 3009 undergraduates. The students enjoy a beautiful, sprawling campus of 316 acres nestled in the heart of Connecticut, Middletown. The campus is two hours’ drive away from Boston and New York City by car.
The campus has more than 300 buildings including Olin Memorial Library; six storied Exley Science Center; Andrus Public Affairs Centre; and Van Vleck Observatory. Wesleyan University is a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference and has 16 club sports teams, 30 varsity teams, and 8 intramural sports.
The university also has more than 200 student organizations covering a range of extracurricular interests like community tutoring, literary magazines, martial arts, theatre, and dance troupes.
Wesleyan University offers a range of on-campus housing options for both undergraduate and graduate students. There is a total of seven residential halls each characterized by its own personality and advantages. All the residential halls include a laundry room with card-operated dryers and washers.
The student residents are provided with Twin XL bed, desk and chair, dresser and also access to high-speed internet. The students are given an opportunity to choose an increasingly more independent living option as they move through their years at Wesleyan University. They have the option to move from residence hall doubles to singles to program houses, apartments, and eventually wooden frame houses.
The Wesleyan students are required to choose on any one of the meal plans offered for their class year each semester. The charges of the meal plans are covered under the Residential Comprehensive Fee.
The Wesleyan University offers a range of degree options for its students including Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts in liberal studies, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in performance curation, Master of Philosophy in liberal arts, and also doctoral degrees in six disciplines.
With the option of 45 majors, 20 minors and 12 certificate programs, the Wesleyan University equips students with the opportunity to explore their academic interests and passions. The most popular majors of Wesleyan University include Social Sciences; Psychology; Ethnic Culture; Visual and Performing Arts.
The university also offers approved study abroad programs in places like Bologna (Italy), and Madrid (Spain). In the year 2019, a total of 763 bachelors of arts and 78 graduate degrees were awarded by the university.
A total of 2023 applicants applied for the university for fall 2019, of which 2187 students were admitted and 781 enrolled. International Students who want to seek admissions at Wesleyan University may follow the below-mentioned admission details:
Application Portal: Coalition Application or Common Application
Application Fee: 250 USD
Basic Admission Requirements:
The estimated cost of attendance at Wesleyan University is mentioned below:
|Expenses||Annual Cost in USD|
|Tuition Fees (for 2020-21)||59,086 USD|
|Matriculation Fee||300 USD|
|Comprehensive Residential Fee||16,384 USD|
|Green Fund Fee||30 USD|
|Books and Supplies||1200 USD|
The possibility of availing financial aid for international students at Wesleyan University is extremely limited. The limited aid is awarded on the basis of exceptional qualifications and demonstrated need.
The students from the following 11 Asian countries: China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam are eligible for the Wesleyan Freeman Asian Scholarship Program. The scholarship provided for expenses (tuition and fees only) during the course of a four-year bachelor’s degree program
Apart from the Freeman Asian Scholarship, Wesleyan University expects to offer need-based financial aid to approximately 30 foreign students from a pool of 1000 applicants.
International students who wish to receive financial aid during their study period at Wesleyan University must apply for financial aid and should be eligible for it at the time they apply for admission.
The University may request documents verifying family income during the review of applications for financial aid.
Wesleyan University has a network of more than 30,000 alumni living throughout the United States and across the world. Annual alumni meet is held during Reunion and Commencement Weekend.
A few notable alumni: Michael Bay – Film producer and director; Jonathan Bloom- Author; David Brancaccio- Host, Marketplace Morning Report, Kathryn Keeler- Olympic Gold Medalist in rowing
The students from the class of 2019 of Wesleyan University are employed with various industries in sectors like education, arts, and entertainment, financial services, health, and wellness. The top employers of the university include prominent names like Apple, Google, Accenture, Barclays, etc. The average starting salary of alumni of Wesleyan University is 55,100 USD.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$54,314 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Wesleyan University Enrollment||3403|
|Average Graduation Rate||91.1%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$54,314 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,200 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$14,466 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$1,465 / Year|
|New England Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
RANKED #201 - #300
Political Science (International)
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#201 - #300 [Out of 400]
#40 [Out of 650]
#707 [Out of 2000]
72.3 [Out of 100]
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