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Wesleyan University

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Rating

Private

Type

3,524

Students

$56,704

Tuition

16%

Acceptance

#45

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Middletown, CT

45 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, CT 06459

Wesleyan University is a small private liberal arts college located in Middletown, CT ranked 48thin the US. It has a total of 3,261 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 16.48% acceptance rate. Wesleyan University offers 85 different majors and is best known for its italian studies, american studies, and physiological psychology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With a tuition cost of $56,704 per year, Wesleyan University is extremely expensive. 89.47% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, entering the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $54,700 per year, which is 32% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$57,334/Year
Above Average

Wesleyan University

$57,334

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$75,723/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$25,137/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

16%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Wesleyan University

16%

National

69%
Sat

0 - 0

% of students submit

Admissions Yield

35%

ACT

0 - 0

% of students submit

Application Website

https://apply.commonapp.org

SAT & ACT

Recommended

Application Fee

$55

Students

3,261Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

802

Part-Time

1
Male

44%

In-state

83%

Female

56%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

3%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
9% Psychology, General7% Political Science and Government, General7% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics77% Others

9% Psychology, General

7% Political Science and Government, General

7% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

77% Others

Psychology, General

9%

108 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

7%

86 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

7%

77 Graduates

English Language and Literature, General

6%

75 Graduates

Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology

6%

70 Graduates

American/United States Studies/Civilization

5%

55 Graduates

Film/Cinema/Video Studies

4%

49 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

4%

45 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors8:18:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

8

Number of Library Books

948,293

Academic Spend per Student

$27,803

Full-time Retention Rate

95%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$42,100/Year

Wesleyan University

$42,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$42,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$54,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

89%