Wesleyan University

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Academics

At Wesleyan, our open curriculum challenges and teaches you to think creatively, become intellectually agile, and take meaningful risks. This flexibility prepares you both for success and the inevitable setbacks along the path to discovery.

45
Majors
900+
Courses Offered
8-1
Student-Faculty Ratio
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Ferdinand Quayson
Government

Outside the Classroom

Our students are greater than just their majors and academic pursuits. With more than 250 student groups on campus, you’re bound to find at least one that feeds your passion. If not, then create one!
Explore Life @ Wesleyan
37
Countries Represented in the Class of 2022
31
Themed Program Houses
29
Varsity Sports
20+
Student-Run Volunteer Programs

Preparing for the Future

Cross-cultural experiences and the freedom to explore different preprofessional paths are essential for realizing one’s place in the world. At Wes, our dedicated centers for career resources and intercultural, multilingual learning will help you develop and apply your unique skills in ways that are meaningful and relevant, no matter what field you pursue.
300+
Students Study Abroad Annually
Study Abroad
5000+
Internship Opportunities
Internships

Alumni

Whatever their fields or interests, Wesleyan community members have a gift for introducing new, eye-opening perspectives into the world. Wesleyan alumni know how to translate their ideas into action, and they are making extraordinary things happen.
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Joshua Boger`73
Founder, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
BA Chemistry, Philosophy

Experience Wesleyan

Come and visit us! Tour the campus. Sit in on a class. Talk with professors, coaches, staff, and current students. Located in the heart of Middletown, Connecticut, near tons of great restaurants, hiking trails, and quintessential New England sights, Wesleyan is an easy and scenic two-hour drive from New York City and Boston.
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"Students should find what they love to do, get better at it, and learn to share what they love with others."
President Michael S. Roth '78
Wesleyan University