Applying to Wesleyan

Application Deadlines and Requirements

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:AdmissionFinancial Aid Notification Date:
Early Decision I NOV 15 NOV 15 DEC 12
Early Decision II JAN 1 JAN 15 FEB 13
Regular Decision JAN 1 FEB 15 MAR 27
Fall Transfer MAR 15 APR 15 MAY 13
Spring Transfer NOV 1 NOV 1 DEC 10
Freeman Scholar Program JAN 1 JAN 1 MAR 27


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