Completing the Graduate Application

Be sure to complete the online application form.

Please be sure to review all the supplemental materials needed to complete your application to our graduate program. You are responsible for prompt upload of the supplemental materials by the deadline.

Essay Information: Please describe in detail the following: 1) Your academic background, abilities, interests, and objectives; 2) What attracted you to your chosen course of study; 3) Any research experience you have had; and 4) Why you feel Wesleyan's program is suited to your academic and professional goals. Be sure to include your full name and date of birth on each page of your essay.

Our graduate deadline is March 1.

Upload the following supplemental materials to the Graduate Program website:

  • Essay
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores; please note Wesleyan University's code is 3959, and the Astronomy Department's code is 0801.
  • TOEFL scores; if you are an international prospective student only.
  • Official transcript(s) for undergraduate and/or graduate studies

Further inquiries can be sent to:

Linda Shettleworth


Office of Graduate Student Services
Wesleyan University
Exley Science Center
265 Church Street, #130
Middletown, CT 06459

Cheryl-Ann Hagner, Director