The Office of Graduate Student Services is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

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

Case, Kessler ’18 Honored for Outstanding Poster Presentations
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry PhD candidate Brandon Case and Emily Kessler ’18 recently won poster awards at the North Eastern Structural Symposium (NESS) at the University of Connecticut on Oct. 28. Both students research the mechanisms of action of DNA replication and repair proteins with Manju Hingorani, chair and professor of molecular biology and biochemistry,…
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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Master of Arts (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


  • Planetary Science