Ideally situated on a hill over looking the Connecticut River in Middletown, Wesleyan's campus is famously beautiful and (in more ways than one) enviably green.
Golden autumn light reveals a New England liberal arts college that is far from traditional. Wesleyan University is dedicated to providing an education in the liberal arts that is characterized by boldness, rigor, and practical idealism.
At Wesleyan, distinguished scholar-teachers work closely with students, taking advantage of fluidity among disciplines to explore the world with a variety of tools.
The university seeks to build a diverse, energetic community of students, faculty, and staff who think critically and creatively and who value independence of mind and generosity of spirit.
- University website: http://www.wesleyan.edu
- Region: Northeast
- Location: Middletown, Connecticut
- Campus setting: Suburban
- Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College
Admissions information and areas of study offered
- Percentage of students admitted: 17%
- Average ACT score: 33
- Average SAT score: 2200
- Test optional?: Yes
- Common Application accepted?: Yes
- Areas of study offered include: Anthropology; Archaeology; Architecture; Art History; Arts; Astronomy; Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Dance; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Engineering; English; Environmental Sciences; Film/Cinema Studies; Gender Studies; History; Humanities; Information Sciences/Systems; International Relations; Languages; Liberal Arts; Literature; Mathematics; Medical Sciences; Music; Neuroscience; Philosophy; Physics; Sociology
- Full list of majors available: http://www.wesleyan.edu/acaf/dept.html
- International students are eligible for: Need-based aid
- Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $78,435
- Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
- Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Women's Field Hockey; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Golf; Men's Ice Hockey; Women's Ice Hockey; Men's Lacrosse; Women's Lacrosse; Men's Rowing; Women's Rowing; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball; Men's Wrestling