The Office of Graduate Student Services is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

Application Requirements

Application requirements vary by department and degree.  Please check the application guidelines for the specific department and degree you are interested in. 

Transcripts of Previous Study. Prospective candidates who hold baccalaureate or advanced degrees from colleges other than Wesleyan must submit official transcripts.

Foreign Languages. Specific language preparation is usually required as either part of the application or as part of the program of study. Departmental statements regarding mastery of a second language may be found on the department’s website.

Notification of Acceptance. Students will be notified via the online admission portal of preliminary acceptance into the graduate program. Final acceptance is subject to the student’s satisfactory completion of work for the baccalaureate degree and meeting the health requirements as set by the state of Connecticut.

International Students. Students whose first language is not English will be expected to demonstrate a proficiency in English sufficient to undertake graduate study. This includes the ability to read, write, and speak the language. International graduate students should submit test results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam administered by the College Entrance Examination Board, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey. On arrival, international students must report to the Designated School Official (DSO). Under current U.S. federal tax regulations, teaching and/or research assistantship stipends may be subject to U.S. federal income taxes. International students should consult the international tax advisor on campus regarding their particular situation.