Wesleyan University: Review & Facts

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Wesleyan University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,140 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
54
Fair
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Wesleyan University.

Wesleyan University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 54 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Ethnic and Cultural Studies, Economics, Biology, and Sociology and Anthropology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other schools.

Student Retention
95%
Good
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.

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.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Wesleyan University is great: 92%.

Student to faculty ratio at Wesleyan University is good - 8:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$49,100
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high - around $48,800 per academic year. The additional fees at Wesleyan University beyond tuition are about $300, which comes to $49,100 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
22%
Hard
As reported in recent data, 9,822 applications were submitted and 2,180 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' SAT and ACT test scores at Wesleyan University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Wesleyan University provides 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 find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Wesleyan University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,900 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 data, 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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