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Wesleyan University Admission Requirements

Middletown, Connecticut

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Chances of getting into Wesleyan University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
21%
Admission Difficulty for Wesleyan University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very High 
How hard is it to get into Wesleyan University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Wesleyan University is 21%.  It ranks #3 in Connecticut and #56 in the nation for lowest rate of acceptance. Wesleyan University is a very highly competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for typical applicants. Last year, 2,640 out of 12,632 applicants were admitted.

Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top ten percent of their high school class. 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Wesleyan University application fee is $55 and applications are due by Oct 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Wesleyan University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Wesleyan University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for Wesleyan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Wesleyan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Wesleyan University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for Wesleyan University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Wesleyan University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Wesleyan University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Wesleyan University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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High School Class Rank

67% of Wesleyan University freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Wesleyan University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 67%
Top 25% of class 0%
Top 50% of class 98%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Wesleyan University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,889 4,743 12,632
Accepted 1,552 1,088 2,640
Acceptance Rate 20% 23% 21%
Enrolled 428 292 720
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% 27% 27%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Oct 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Oct 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Wesleyan University is $55.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wesleyan University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Wesleyan University Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Considered but not required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Wesleyan University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130697 IPEDS survey data for Wesleyan University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Wesleyan University?

21% of those who apply are granted admission to Wesleyan University. Admission competition is very high and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.