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Wesleyan University

Middletown, Connecticut

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Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

About Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University (/ˈwɛsliɪn/ WES-lee-in) is a private liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut, founded in 1831. Wesleyan is a Baccalaureate College that emphasizes undergraduate instruction in the arts and sciences, grants research master's degrees in many academic disciplines, and grants PhD degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics and computer science, molecular biology and biochemistry, music, and physics.

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Located in Middletown, Connecticut.

45 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, CT, 06459, Middlesex County

Wesleyan University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#348 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Connecticut

#8 of 86

Best Physiological psychology Colleges & Universities in America

#5 of 26

Most Popular Majors

Out of 15 majors categories at Wesleyan University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Wesleyan University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni