Wesleyan University is known for the excellence of its academic and co-curricular programs. About 2,900 undergraduates—and some 200 graduate students—pursue their studies in ways that are demanding and intensely rewarding.
The Usdan Center is the hub of student activity. With its dining hall and student life resources, it’s where students meet to eat, study, decompress and SOCIALIZE.
Opraha is an intended neuroscience and behavior major from Jamaica who sings, dances in the ISIS women of color dance troupe, is a member of the West Indian Student Association, and is a student manager at Usdan Center.
Born in Zimbabwe, Oscar is majoring in mathematics, and also studies the relationship between African and Germanic languages. Oscar is a Resident Advisor in Clark Hall, a historic all-freshman dorm.
Paulette is a pre-med student majoring in Spanish, with plans to become a pediatrician because, she says, "I love working with kids." Paulette tends the information desk in Usdan University Center, so stop by and say hello.
Arthur, double-majoring in computer science and government, rows crew and is part of the African Students Association. "I'm loving Wesleyan right now." he says.
A chemistry and spanish double major, Laura is also pre-med and plays for the soccer team. Her release? Playing the piano.
Here, on a beautiful campus overlooking the Connecticut River, students learn to do productive and innovative work that makes a positive difference in the world—that's what Wesleyan is about.
EXPLORE other cultures through conversations with classmates or through one of Wesleyan’s study abroad programs.
Did the architect for the Wesleyan Olin Library ever IMAGINE that he would go on to design the somewhat better known Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC?
Yinka, an international student from Nigeria, personifies the idea that Wesleyan students are comfortable with being uncomfortable, which opens up a wealth of learning opportunities.
The MASH, inspired by World Music Day, highlights the student music scene at Wesleyan. Listen to popular student bands or sign up to get on stage yourself.
The art studio program at Wesleyan enables students to become fluent in visual language—its analytical and critical vocabulary and the rigors of its technique and method—as a means to explore intellectual issues and human experience.
If you enroll at Wesleyan, you’ll decide what seven, eight, or nine things you want to pursue, and thereby help TRANSFORM Wesleyan student life.
Matt is a double major in psychology and neuroscience, works almost everywhere on campus, and is the chapter president of Brighter Dawns, a student run non-profit that aims to improve health conditions in the slums of Bangladesh.