Wesleyan University

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world rank  616

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University Overview

Founded in 1831, Wesleyan University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Middletown (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Connecticut. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Wesleyan University (WU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Wesleyan University (WU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 187 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WU
Founded 1831
Colours Cardinal and black

University Location

Address 237 High Street
Middletown (population range: 10,000-49,999)
06459 Connecticut
United States
T +1 (860) 685 2000
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Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 70 Wyllys Avenue
Middletown 06459-0260
+1 (860) 685 3000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Wesleyan University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1929

Affiliations

  • 568 Group
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018