Wesleyan is on a 316-acre campus in the suburban setting of Middletown, Connecticut, not far from Hartford ; New Haven ; Springfield and MA.
Wesleyan has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Wesleyan has fraternities and sororities.
Wesleyan has several thriving Club Sports. In fact, more students participate in the Club Sports than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Wesleyan include Dance and Performance Groups, Theater Groups, Identity/Affinity Groups and Wesleyan Student Assembly.
Wesleyan students' favorite campus events are Student Involvement Fair, WesFest and Spring Fling / WesDay.
This table offers information on housing at Wesleyan.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||98%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||2,973|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||3,039|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||2%|
Wesleyan offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Wesleyan students live on campus. In 2022, 98% of undergrads at Wesleyan lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 2% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Wesleyan. There are 2,973 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,385 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 3,039 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 98% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Wesleyan offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Wesleyan there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Wesleyan:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Crew||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Squash||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Badminton||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Fencing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rock Climbing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Sailing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Water Polo||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Wesleyan University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Wesleyan campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Wesleyan offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Wesleyan has Self-defense classes offered by certified instructors.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Wesleyan, take Interstate 91 to Middletown, CT. If you need to fly, book your flight to Bradley International airport.
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