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What Makes Us Special

About Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University is an elite liberal arts institution that emphasizes critical thinking, innovation and creativity. Since its founding in 1831, Wesleyan has engaged its students in intelligent dialogue across the disciplines with an eye toward developing leaders who are able to innovate, adapt and excel amid continuous change. Wesleyan is a leader in the sciences, arts and humanities and provides a rigorous, diverse atmosphere for learning, excellence and creativity in all academic areas.

our students

Admissions  Help

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 54%
Men 46%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 94%  Help

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our students

Price of Attendance in 2016-17  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 8:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 92%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 502 144 37 6 689

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