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.
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.
Undergraduates live on campus throughout their Wesleyan career. The variety of housing available allows students to choose increasingly more independent living options as they progress.
A neuroscience major who is also pursuing the writing certificate, Rama is a gallery monitor, performs slam poetry, writes for the student-run blog Wesleying, and is known on campus for her sewing and tailoring skills.
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.
Nandita, a government and East Asian studies major with a love of music, says she chose to come to Wesleyan from her hometown of Chennai, India, because everyone she met was so passionate about the school.
EXPLORE other cultures through conversations with classmates or through one of Wesleyan’s study abroad programs.
A member of the varsity crew team and the WSA - the Wesleyan Student Assembly - Seoul, South Korea, native Ellen says Wesleyan lets her explore the full range of her many passions.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.