237 High Street Middletown, CT 06459 860-685-3000
http://www.wesleyan.edu admissions@wesleyan.edu
About Wesleyan University
  • Year of Foundation 1831
  • Size of Campus 240 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,764
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 50% 50% 92% OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $35,023
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $55
  • Enrollment No. 2,766
Wesleyan University is known for the excellence of its academic and co-curricular programs. More than 2,700 undergraduates and some 200 graduate students from around the world pursue their classroom studies, research projects, and co-curricular interests in ways that are demanding and intensely rewarding. Here, on a beautiful campus overlooking the Connecticut River, students learn to do productive and innovative work that makes a positive difference in the world that’s what Wesleyan is about.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 9
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Festival of Lights (multi-faith holiday service), Expressiones (latino/latina talent show), Evening of Elegance, Jubilee (African/African-American talent show), Mabuhay (Asian/Asian American talent show), Queer Prom, Pangea International Food and Activity
  • Number of students in fraternities 9
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Fellowship, Havurah, Muslim Student Association
  • Other on-campus organizations 23%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Association, Ajua Campos [Latino/a Students Organization], Asian American Student Coalition (AASC), Black and Latino Brotherhood, Black Women's Collective, Chinese Students Association, Fusion [Multiracial
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 9
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Hartford/Bradley International Airport (35), New York or Boston
  • Distance to nearest train Meriden (6)
  • Distance to nearest bus Middletown (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 98%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 15%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 29%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (49%), women's dorms (2%), men's dorms (2%), fraternity housing (3%), apartments for married students (0%), apartment for single students (20%), special housing for disabled students (2%), special housing for international students (1%), other h
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 23%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 308
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 28%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 20%
Campus Services
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and o
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,324,647
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 10
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,000
  • Number Of Subscriptions 7,217
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 232
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums Art center, art galleries, African/African-American studies center, music hall, public affairs center, language lab, electron microscope, observatory, nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometers.
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 292,687
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help other
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 49,017
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 58%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Lehman Brothers, Teach for America, Peace Corps, Mitchell Madison Group
  • Employed Students after 2 years 80%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,025
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 79%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 80%
  • Student Employment Federal
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town