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WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY, MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT

Middletown, ConnecticutLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
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Wesleyan University Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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%. 

Wesleyan University Rankings

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.

Highlights

College TypePrivate
Endowment1.065 billion USD
Total Enrollment3,217
Acceptance Rate17%
Student Retention Rate72%
Work-study programyes
Mode of ProgramFull time; Part-time; online
Campus Housing Capacity100%
Admission Helpdeskadmissions@wesleyan.edu | 860 685-3000

Wesleyan University Campus

Wesleyan University Campus

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.

Residence Facilities at Wesleyan Campus 

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.

Programs offered at Wesleyan Campus 

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.

Application Process

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: 

  • Scores of Standardized Exams to study in the USA. The minimum test scores required to seek admissions at the university are mentioned below:
    • SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 700 
    • ACT: 29
    • TOEFL: 100
    •  IELTS: 7.0
  • Supporting Documents
    • First-year Application, 
    • Personal Essay, 
    • Secondary School Report Form and Transcripts,
    • Letter of Recommendations,
    • Teacher Evaluation Forms

Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of attendance at Wesleyan University is mentioned below:

ExpensesAnnual Cost in USD
Tuition Fees (for 2020-21)59,086 USD
Matriculation Fee300 USD
Comprehensive Residential Fee16,384 USD
Green Fund Fee30 USD
Books and Supplies1200 USD

Scholarships & Financial Aid for International Students

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.

Alumni Network 

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

Wesleyan University Placements 

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.

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Wesleyan University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population3403
FAFSA Code001424
Application Cost$55
Accreditation NEASC
Average Cost of Attendance$54,314 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

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April 01

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Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

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April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-100- -
IELTS-7- -

Wesleyan University Acceptance Rate

16.3%

Acceptance Rate

12360

Total Applicants

3403

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

45.3%

Male

54.7%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program16.3%
Total Applicants19176
Total Enrolled3123
Graduate
Graduate Programs16.3%
Total Applicants1720
Total Enrolled280

Wesleyan University Enrollment

Enrollment
Wesleyan University Enrollment3403
Undergraduate Enrollment3123
Graduate Enrollment280
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate91.1%

Attendance Cost

$54,314

Attendance Cost

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

Tuition 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

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
53604559801117
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    45 Wyllys Ave, Middletown, CT 06459
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    Book Store

    Follett Higher Education Group0.54 Km
    Wesleyan R. J. Julia Bookstore0.76 Km
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    Nicole Book Store2.36 Km
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