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Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT

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Overview

Wesleyan University is a University institution located in Middletown, CT.

Location & Contact

Address Stewart M. Reid House, Admission Office
70 Wyllys Avenue
Middletown, CT  06459
United States
Contact Ms. Nancy Hargrave Meislahn
Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
Email: admission@wesleyan.edu
Phone: 860-685-3000
Fax: 860-685-3001

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
French Studies Checkmark
German Studies Checkmark
Italian Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Spanish And Iberian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Molecular Biochemistry Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
English Language And Literature Related Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Romance Languages Related Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Physiological Psychology/psychobiology Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Related Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Related Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12,706
Applied
2,218
Accepted
3,009
Enrolled
17%
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Female Admissions

8,059
Females Applied
1,225
Females Accepted
15%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,647
Males Applied
993
Males Accepted
21%
Acceptance Rate

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 695 660 740
SAT Math 700 660 760
ACT Composite 32 30 34

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

56,704
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Fees

300
Full-time student fees
15,724
Room & board

Financial Aid

56,471
Avg. Financial Aid Package
55,385
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
64,017
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,314
Avg. Loan Aid
38,615
Avg. Grant Aid
50,051
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,009
Total Undergrad students
12%
International Students
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.6%
Black or African American 5.92%
White or Caucasian 53.63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.03%
Asian 7.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 6.23%
Other 2.77%

Gender

Male (44.87%)
Female (55.13%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 99%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
WesFest (annual festival for admitted students), Fall Student Groups Fair and Spring Fling Concert

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Mock Trial, Athletic Clubs, Spectrum, Burlesque and Espwesso

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Self-defense classes offered by certified instructors

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

438
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 367
Part-time - 71
Male - 232
Female - 206