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Colleges / Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate19%
Acceptance Rate19%

About Wesleyan

Wesleyan University is a private, nonprofit institution in the suburb of Middletown, Connecticut. Wesleyan was founded in 1831. The college currently enrolls around 3,581 students per year, including 3,385 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Wesleyan University

It is extremely difficult to get into Wesleyan. In 2022, Wesleyan accepted 19% of applicants. In 2022, 2,540 out of 13,067 total applicants were accepted.

Wesleyan University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 19%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 55%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 51%

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Wesleyan University is locatedin the town of Middletown, Connecticut, near the city of Hartford ; New Haven ; Springfield and MA.

If you are interested in seeing Wesleyan for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 91 to Middletown, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bradley International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Wesleyan University and Middletown are like without leaving home.

College Info

45 Wyllys Avenue Middletown, CT 06459

Campus Setting: Suburban

Wesleyan Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wesleyan is Jan 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wesleyan is Mar 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Wesleyan University is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Wesleyan SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1310 - 1490


Math SAT Range

650 - 760


Reading SAT Range

650 - 750

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1490 and Above


1310 to 1490


1310 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Wesleyan students is 1391. Applicants with SAT scores of 1490 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Wesleyan, while applicants with SAT scores between 1310 to 1490 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1310 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Wesleyan.

Wesleyan Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Wesleyan is like? There are approximately 3,581 students enrolled at Wesleyan, including 3,385 undergraduate students and 196 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 8% percent are from CT and 92% percent of students are from other states.


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