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Homecoming Family Weekend

Homecoming + Family Weekend

Wesleyan alumni and families, join us on campus November 4–6 for this annual tradition to celebrate all things Wesleyan! Register by October 21 to reserve your spots.

Academics

At Wesleyan, our open curriculum challenges and teaches you to think creatively, become intellectually agile, and take meaningful risks. This flexibility prepares you both for success and the inevitable setbacks along the path to discovery.

45
Majors
900+
Courses Offered
8-1
Student-Faculty Ratio
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Katie Livingston
English

Outside the Classroom

Our students are greater than just their majors and academic pursuits. With more than 250 student groups on campus, you’re bound to find at least one that feeds your passion. If not, then create one!
Explore Life @ Wesleyan
20+
Student-Run Volunteer Programs
300+
Annual Arts Events
16%
First-Generation Undergraduates
31
Themed Program Houses

Preparing for the Future

Cross-cultural experiences and the freedom to explore different preprofessional paths are essential for realizing one’s place in the world. At Wes, our dedicated centers for career resources and intercultural, multilingual learning will help you develop and apply your unique skills in ways that are meaningful and relevant, no matter what field you pursue.
300+
Students Study Abroad Annually
Study Abroad
5000+
Internship Opportunities
Internships

Alumni

Whatever their fields or interests, Wesleyan community members have a gift for introducing new, eye-opening perspectives into the world. Wesleyan alumni know how to translate their ideas into action, and they are making extraordinary things happen.
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Lael Brainard `83
Governor, Federal Reserve
BA College of Social Studies

Experience Wesleyan

Come and visit us! Tour the campus. Sit in on a class. Talk with professors, coaches, staff, and current students. Located in the heart of Middletown, Connecticut, near tons of great restaurants, hiking trails, and quintessential New England sights, Wesleyan is an easy and scenic two-hour drive from New York City and Boston.
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"Students should find what they love to do, get better at it, and learn to share what they love with others."
President Michael S. Roth '78
Wesleyan University

Nondiscrimination Statement

Wesleyan University does not discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or criminal record. To learn more about Wesleyan's promotion of equity and inclusion throughout the University community, please visit wesleyan.edu/inclusion/. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Alison Williams, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, Title IX and ADA/504 Coordinator, 860-685-4771.

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