Summer office hours for the Office of Graduate Student Services begin Monday June 3.  

    Mondays and Tuesdays, 8am-4:30pm, remote staffing

    Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8am – 4:30pm, in-person staffing

    Fridays –closed

 Email if you need assistance or would like to schedule an appointment.

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 may submit unofficial transcripts with the application for the review process.  Official transcripts are required of matriculates. 

Test Scores. GRE: GRE scores are required by some (not all) graduate departments. Refer to the website of the department you are applying to for information on their specific requirements.

TOEFL/IELTS/DUOLINGO: Applicants whose primary language is other than 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 applicants who have received a degree from an institution with English as the primary language are not required to provide English proficiency test scores.

Wesleyan University accepts TOEFL, IELTS, and Duolingo scores. There is not a minimum required test score. Applicants may enter their unofficial scores on the application or may enter the date of a scheduled future test. Official electronic scores should be sent to Wesleyan University, school code 3959.  Paper scores may be sent to the Office of Graduate Student Services, Wesleyan University, 265 Church Street, #128-132, Middletown, CT  06459. 

Foreign Languages. Specific language preparation may be required as 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, receipt of official transcripts, and meeting the health requirements as set by the state of Connecticut.