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Wesleyan University

45 Wyllys Avenue,
Middletown, Connecticut – 6459 
Phone: 
(860)685-2000

INSTITUTION

Wesleyan University

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

19%

Admissions Yield

36%

Applicants Total

13,067

Admissions Total

2,540

ENROLLMENT

Wesleyan University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,385 and a student faculty ratio of 8:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
1,055
Total Enrollment
3,581
Undergraduate Enrollment
3,385
Graduate Enrollment
196
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
95
Student-to-faculty Ratio
8
Enrolled Total
910

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Wesleyan University is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $55
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $62,049
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $82,245
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $82,245

ACT Requirements​

27%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

31%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

34%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Wesleyan University scored between a 1300 – 1510 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1410. Roughly 51% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
51%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
650
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
750
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
650
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
760

Admissions Criteria

The Wesleyan University evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Considered but not required
Secondary school rank
Considered but not required
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
6%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
12%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
54%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
8%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

47% of students at Wesleyan University are awarded financial aid with an average package of $58,925. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

47%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$58,925

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$20,535

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Wesleyan University has an average graduation rate of 86% within 4 years and 91% within 6 years. At Wesleyan University, 710 students earn a bachelors, 59 receive a master’s, and 9 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 10% of the student body are from foreign countries,9% in-state, and 81% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
9%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
81%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
10%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
710
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
59
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
9
Graduation rate, total cohort
91
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
86
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
91