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Choosing a college is difficult enough; applying shouldn’t make it harder. See below for an easy guide to navigating all aspects of the application process, from filling out the Common Application or Coalition Application, to special considerations for QuestBridge, undocumented, and DACA students. 

Application Process

What’s the difference between Early Decision and Regular Decision? What kinds of recommendations do you need? Everything you need to know about applying to Wesleyan.

Deadlines and Requirements

Deadlines and requirements are the nuts and bolts of the application process. Check back often for updates and additional information.

Standardized Testing

Wesleyan's test-optional policy gives you the power to decide how to best present yourself to the admission committee.


An interview is a great way for you to make new connections and stand out in the crowd. Make an appointment, today!

Guidelines for Supplemental Materials

We welcome supplemental materials demonstrating proficiency and talent across the disciplines.

Class Profile

Is Wesleyan the right fit for you? Find out how you stack up against other students selected for admission.

Undocumented & DACA Students

Wesleyan welcomes all undergraduate applicants regardless of citizenship status.


Wesleyan has long been a leader in higher education in the effort to provide access to underrepresented students and to diversify our student body and has been a QuestBridge Partner College since 2008.

Disciplinary History

Wesleyan University is committed to an application process that treats everyone—including those who have a disciplinary record at their school or schools, as well as those who have a history in the judicial system—with the opportunity to be considered as individuals who have learned from their life experiences.


Want to know more? Find the answers to your most frequently asked admission questions, from how many students apply each year to the importance of class rank.

Why Wesleyan?