Wesleyan University: Ranking & Review

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Middletown
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1269861
Top 6%

Wesleyan University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate16%19%14%
Applicants12,3604,6807,680
Admissions2,0139031,110
Enrolled undergraduates761351410
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,2131,4921,721

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $55. It’s free to apply for graduates.

Secondary school GPANeither required nor recommended
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Wesleyan University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$69,935$69,935
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,466 and other expenses per full academic year.

Wesleyan University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,888 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$52,174$52,174
Fees for full-time undergraduates$330$330
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,631$1,631
Tuition for Full-time graduates$52,174$52,174
Fees for full-time graduates$20$20
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,631$1,631

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Social Sciences210210
Psychology90696
Visual and Performing Arts8012395
English Language and Literature & Letters7979
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies7575
Biological and Biomedical Sciences5110263
Physical Sciences467255
Mathematics and Statistics332338
History2727
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21122
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies2121
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12021
Philosophy and Religious Studies1818
Natural Resources and Conservation77
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics55
Grand Total7645810832

A total of 764 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Wesleyan University.

At the master's and doctor's level 68 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate90%88%93%
  • Full-time retention rate - 95%

General info

Alternative namesWU
Founded1831
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorscardinal, black
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff973
Instructional FTE386
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.wesleyan.edu
Address45 Wyllys Avenue
Middletown, Connecticut, 06459
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population48,000
Phone8606852000

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