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Wesleyan University

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Rating

Private

Type

3,524

Students

$56,704

Tuition

16%

Acceptance

#48

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 48th in America. 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 an annual tuition of $56,704 per year, Wesleyan University is exceptionally expensive. 89.47% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, entering the workforce. Open graduating, alumni go on to take home close to $54,700 per year, which is 32% above the national median.
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Cost

$57,334
Above Average

Wesleyan University

$57,334

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$75,723

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

Pay with Financial Aid

$25,137

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

SAT & ACT

Recommended

Application Fee

$55

Application Website

https://apply.commonapp.org

Students

3,261Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
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
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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%