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Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT

National Liberal Arts Colleges

A private liberal arts institution founded in 1831, Wesleyan University is located in Middletown, Connecticut. It is situated on 340 urban acres overlooking the Connecticut River. In addition to an exceptional education, Wesleyan offers sports teams that compete in the NCAA Division III New England Small College Athletic Conference and more than 200 student organizations.

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Quick Facts

237 High Street
Middletown, CT 06459

2013-2014 Tuition

$46,944 Tuition and Fees


2940 undergraduate students
48% male / 52% female


January 1 application deadline
20.9% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1831

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Russian Language and Literature, Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, English Language and Literature, General, English Language and Literature/Letters, Other, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Molecular Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Science, Technology and Society, Ancient Studies/Civilization, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Physical Sciences, Astronomy, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology, Anthropology, Archeology, Economics, General, Economics, Other, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, American/United States Studies/Civilization, East Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, Russian Studies, French Studies, German Studies, Italian Studies, Spanish and Iberian Studies, African-American/Black Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, Other, History, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,940
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,924
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: N/A
Percent of male undergraduates: 48%
Percent of female undergraduates: 52%
Percent of international undergraduates: 7%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 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)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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