Wesleyan University is a private liberal arts college ranked by Newsweek as one of the 25 best colleges in the nation for the most highly decorated students. Alumni have gone on to win Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Fulbright, and Gates-Cambridge scholarships. The school is also noted as one of the top liberal arts universities for students immigrating to the U.S. for higher education.
- 4-Year University
- College Size: Small (under 5,000 students)
- Campus Setting: Rural
Students attend Wesleyan to take advantage of exceptional academic and co-curricular programs. Approximately 2,900 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students from around the globe participate in demanding yet highly rewarding classroom studies, research projects, and co-curricular interests.
Noted by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its emphasis on arts and sciences, as well as graduate research, the university offers 900 undergraduate courses and more than 900 individual tutorials. Undergraduate students can also pursue a custom-designed major. Its graduate programs include sciences, mathematics, computer science, psychology, and music, among others.
U.S. News & World Report described the university as one of "20 Colleges Where It's Easiest to Get Involved,” thanks to its 270 different student clubs. The school also offers many opportunities for spirital life through its memorial chapel, which employs clergy in multiple faiths.