Wesleyan University

Middletown, Connecticut
4-year Private university


Wesleyan University is a private institution established in 1831 with suburban setting located at Middletown. It is ranked 21 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $54,914 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,976. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#21 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
Location Middletown, Connecticut
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1831
Selectivity High
Size Small
2,976 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Social Sciences
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $54,914
Outstate Tuition Fee $54,914
Room and Board Fees $15,060
$49,200 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


18% (High Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Very Difficult
$55 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.73 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Optional
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Other Applications Accepted Coalition

For International Students

100 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is first language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Decision Deadline
Early Decision II Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$51,412 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$47,653 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $72,639
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
100% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application February 15
Forms to be submitted CSS, FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Not Available

Other Scholarships

Freeman Scholarship
Total Worth full tuition
Details Each Freeman Scholar will receive a scholarship to cover the cost of tuition and student fees (called “full tuition scholarship”) regardless of his or her family’s financial situation.


2,976 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
95% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
90% Students graduate within 6 years