Wesleyan University: Ranking & Review

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Middletown Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 269 862
Top 6%

Wesleyan University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate16%19%14%
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
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
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

Social Sciences 210 210
Psychology 90 6 96
Visual and Performing Arts 80 12 3 95
English Language and Literature & Letters 79 79
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 75 75
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 51 10 2 63
Physical Sciences 46 7 2 55
Mathematics and Statistics 33 2 3 38
History 27 27
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21 1 22
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 21 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1 20 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 18 18
Natural Resources and Conservation 7 7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5 5
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.

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

General info

Alternative namesWU
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 population10,000 - 50,000

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