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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.

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Laura Perez Maquedano
Film Studies

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!
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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.
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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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This is not a campaign because a campaign isn’t audacious enough to encompass Wesleyan’s commitment to access, launch, and activate possibilities in a way that resonates on campus, across distance, and through generations.

This is not a campaign. This is Wesleyan.

Make it Possible
"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
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