Wesleyan University Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University is one of the best universities in the state of Connecticut. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Wesleyan University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Wesleyan University.

237 High Street Middletown, CT 06459
Phone: (860) 685-3000
Email: admissions@wesleyan.edu
Web site: http://www.wesleyan.edu

Rankings: Wesleyan University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 13
Score: 84
Peer college rating (out of 5) 4.2
Graduation and retention ranking: 9
Average freshman retention rate: 95.0%
6-year graduation rate: 93.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 91%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 2
Faculty resources ranking: 42
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 62.6%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 4.5%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 9:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 97.2%
Student selectivity ranking: 16
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1300-1480
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 65%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 91%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 27.2%
Financial resources rank: 24
Alumni giving rank: 10
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 50.5%

Wesleyan University History

Essential Facts: Wesleyan University

  • Wesleyan is among several colleges and universities that may hold this honor. No one will ever really know for sure which was first.
  • Wesleyan University is committed to enrolling a socioeconomically diverse student body and to making a Wesleyan education affordable for all admitted students—regardless of their financial situation.
  • The Wesleyan campus is nestled in the heart of Connecticut—an easy and scenic two-hour drive from New York City and Boston.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 99%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 2%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 98%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 32%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook