The Office of Graduate Student Services will be closed Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th.  In addition, the office will close at noon on the following Fridays: June 30, July 7, July 14, July 21 and August 4, 2017. 

Application for Graduate Admission

Thank you for your interest in the graduate studies program at Wesleyan University. Admission requirements vary by department. Please check the web site of the department to which you are applying for additional instructions. Please note that each department has a deadline for the submission of the application and supplementary materials. Deadlines can be found on the department’s website. 

Notes About the Online Application

  • It is important to use both upper and lower case letters, as appropriate.
  • You may save your work on your application and return to complete it at a later date.
  • Applications are not considered complete until you click Submit. You will not able to edit an application once you Submit.

For questions about your application, please contact the department to which you are applying or the Office of Graduate Student Services - 860-685-2390, ext 9.

Application Fee

  • The fee for applications to the PhD in Ethnomusicology and MA in Music programs is $85. 
  • There is no application fee for applications to the PhD and MA programs in the sciences and mathematics.

All applicants must complete the online Application for Graduate Admission.  The application will be available beginning on September 1, 2017 for matriculation in Fall 2018. 

To check the status of submitted applications, click here.

Application Guidelines by Department




Computer Science

Earth & Environmental Science


Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Music and Ethnomusicology


If you are looking for the Graduate Liberal Studies Program, please click here.