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Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT
#15

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

2014-2015 Tuition

$47,972 Tuition and Fees

Students

2906 undergraduate students
48% male / 52% female

Admission

January 1 application deadline
20.4% accepted

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Summary


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, Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, 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, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, American/United States Studies/Civilization, 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

Minors Offered

Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Archeology, Economics, General, French Studies, German Studies, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Art History, Criticism and Conservation

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,906
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,888
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 0
Percent of male undergraduates: 48%
Percent of female undergraduates: 52%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, 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)

Activities

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

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship 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 varsity nonscholarship 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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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 4 7 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 5
Aggravated assault 0 1 3
Burglary 17 24 53
Motor vehicle theft 1 0 1
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 4 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 0 1 0
Burglary 12 21 43
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 1 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 1 1 4
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 8 7 2
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 6 7 1
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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