Applying to Wesleyan

Application Requirements and Deadlines

As soon as you have decided to apply, register for the Common Application and select Wesleyan as one of your schools.  The Member Questions must be submitted along with your application. You may take more time to complete the Writing Supplement, submitting it and paying your application fee by the deadline.

Note: Applicants to the Freeman Asian Scholars Program visit the Freeman Asian Scholar Program webpage for further application instructions.

Application Deadlines 

Applying As: Admission Financial Aid  Notification Date:
Early Decision I NOV 15 NOV 15 Mid-December
Early Decision II JAN 1 JAN 15 Mid-February
Regular Decision JAN 1 FEB 15 Early April
Fall Transfer MAR 15 APR 15 Early May
Spring Transfer NOV 1 NOV 1 Mid-December


Recommended Preparation


The Admission Committee encourages students to take a most challenging program of courses, and recommends that it include at a minimum:

  • 4 years each of English and History/Social Science
  • A single Foreign Language through the fourth year
  • 3 laboratory sciences including Biology, Chemistry and Physics
  • Math through Calculus