Wesleyan University: Review & Facts

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Wesleyan University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,265 students enrolled. This school was established in 1831 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Middletown, Connecticut.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
51
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Wesleyan University.

Wesleyan University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Ethnic and Cultural Studies, English and Literature, Sociology and Anthropology, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
95%
The student retention rate at Wesleyan University is excellent at 95% (well above Connecticut average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Wesleyan University is great: 93%.

Student to faculty ratio at Wesleyan University is good - 9:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$45,700
Average tuition costs are extremely high - around $45,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Wesleyan University beyond tuition are about $300, which comes to $45,700 per year.

Read the details about Wesleyan University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
24%
As reported in recent data, 9,658 applications were submitted and 2,340 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to get admitted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Wesleyan University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
F
Wesleyan University offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Wesleyan University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Wesleyan University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 3,000 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Wesleyan University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Wesleyan University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Wesleyan University Location and Maps



Post Address: Wesleyan University, 237 High St, Middletown, Connecticut 06459, USA
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