…from other top liberal arts colleges is the combination of liberal arts and sciences with four nationally known professional schools of art, music, theatre and nursing, an exceptional business program and eight highly respected pre-professional programs. Every area of study is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, which provides the kind of education top employers look for in college graduates, recent research confirms, because it prepares them for long-term career success in a rapidly changing world. As an exclusively undergraduate university, our students have close working relationships with faculty who inspire, challenge, and encourage them to realize their passions and achieve their goals.
“Wesleyan's emphasis on having a diverse academic career has helped me to have a diverse life.”
Sarah Weinstein, Psychology & Spanish major
Liberal arts & sciences
Professional schools of art, music and theatre
an exceptional business program
“The dedicated faculty inspire and encourage students to reach their fullest potential”
Amanda King, Environmental Studies major
who are teachers, scholars and mentors. There are no graduate teaching assistants here like you'll find at large universities.
of pre-med graduates admitted to medical school on 1st try
of graduates complete their degrees in 4 years
of nursing graduates are employed
“One of the very best parts of my Wesleyan experience was the chance to get my first taste of real, topical economic research, working in close collaboration with multiple members of the economics faculty...”
Anh Tung (Andy) Dao, Economics & Mathematics double major
Unlike large universities where most research opportunities don't happen until graduate school, our students can work with faculty researchers on nationally funded grants and independent research projects often as early as the summer of their first year.