Academics

At Wesleyan, our open curriculum challenges and teaches you how to be intellectually agile. It’s not always about being the best, the smartest, the strongest, or the most celebrated. It’s about taking meaningful risks and embracing both success and setbacks along the path to discovery.

45
Majors
900+
Courses Offered
8-1
Student-Faculty Ratio
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Ward Archibald
Classics

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
300+
Students Study Abroad Annually
20+
Student-Run Volunteer Programs
29
Varsity Sports
31
Themed Program Houses

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 career resource center and internship network will help you apply your unique skills in meaningful and relevant ways so that you can excel in any field you pursue.
200+
Career Events per Year
Gordon Career Center
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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Bozoma Saint John '99
Chief Marketing Officer, Endeavor
BA English/African American Studies

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."