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.
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|
|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.
First-Year Applications are Due
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
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Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1490 and Above
1310 to 1490
1310 and Less
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.
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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