|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||8%|
|Student to faculty ratio||8:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,908 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Wesleyan University is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 11,928 applications and only 2,129 students were granted admission. Wesleyan University is at the #16 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Wesleyan University's tuition was $50,312 for all students regardless of residency (87.8% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 53% of Wesleyan University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 22% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,712 (which is 7.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Wesleyan University in 2016-2017, was 213, which is 28% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,400 (which is 42.3% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Wesleyan University has enrolled a total of 3,206 students (3,069 students full-time and 137 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,206 students, 61 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 2,971 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 235 for graduates studies.
Non-resident alien: 11%
Black/African American: 7%
Two or more races: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Wesleyan University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||8%||72|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||7%||62|
|English Language And Literature/letters||6%||58|
|Visual And Performing Arts||5%||49|
|Mathematics And Statistics||5%||45|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||3%||30|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Wesleyan University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Wesleyan University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $37,700. Last year, out of the total 490 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 436 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 502 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 457 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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