Application Process

From filling out the common app to requesting recommendations, 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.

Interviews

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.

QuestBridge

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.

Hamilton Prize

Wesleyan is proud to announce The Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity, a four-year full-tuition scholarship established in honor of Hamilton writer and star Lin-Manuel Miranda ’02 and director Thomas Kail ’99.

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.

FAQs

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?

  • At WesFest we asked, Why Wesleyan? Here's what students had to say.

    At WesFest we asked, Why Wesleyan? Here's what students had to say.

  • This is why We are Wes!

    This is why We are Wes!