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Graduate Studies constitutes an essential element of Wesleyan, an independent university of the liberal arts and sciences founded in 1831. Wesleyan offers Graduate Studies programs leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. There are approximately 200 graduate students in Graduate Studies programs.

Graduate Students In the News

Assistant Professor of Music Sorey MA ’11 Wins MacArthur “Genius” Award
Assistant Professor of Music Sorey MA ’11 Wins MacArthur “Genius” Award
Tyshawn Sorey MA ’11, who joined Wesleyan’s faculty this fall as assistant professor of music, has been awarded a fellowship—better known as a “genius” grant—from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The announcement was made Oct. 11. The fellowship is a “$625,000, no-strings-attached award to extraordinarily talented and creative and creative individuals as…
Graduate Student Kiman Awarded Scholarship to Attend Yiddish Festival
Graduate Student Kiman Awarded Scholarship to Attend Yiddish Festival
Douglas Kiman, a first-year PhD student in ethnomusicology, recently received a scholarship to attend the 2017 Yiddish New York festival held Dec. 23-28. Kiman’s research focuses on contemporary klezmer music in Western Europe. Yiddish New York celebrates and engages with East European Jewish (and other Jewish and co-territorial) traditions to foster new creativity. Drawing inspiration from the historic…
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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Master of Arts (M.A.)

BA./M.A.

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Earth & Environmental Science
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
  • Neuroscience & Behavior
  • Physics
  • Psychology

Non-degree Programs

  • German Exchange Program
  • Romance Language Teaching Assistants
  • Asian Language Teaching Assistants
  • Writing Fellows

Concentrations

  • Planetary Science