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Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University is a private D3 university located in Middletown, Connecticut. The tuition to attend is $47,244 and is the same for both in state and out of state students The average net cost to attend Wesleyan University is $24,520 and 21% of students get in. There are roughly 2,888 students that attend Wesleyan University.

More information on Wesleyan University can be found by going to their academics page or their admissions page.

You can contact the Men's Wrestling Head Coach Drew Black at (860) 685-2907 dblack@wesleyan.edu or by filling out the recruitment questionnaire.


Wesleyan University ( (listen) WESS-lee-ən) is a private liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut. Founded in 1831, Wesleyan is a baccalaureate college that emphasizes undergraduate instruction in the arts and sciences, grants research master's degrees in many academic disciplines, and grants PhD degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics and computer science, molecular biology and biochemistry, music, and physics. Along with Amherst College and Williams College, Wesleyan is a member of the Little Three colleges. In the 2016 Forbes ranking of American colleges, which combines national research universities, liberal arts colleges and military academies in a single survey, Wesleyan University is ranked 9th overall. Founded under the auspices of the Methodist Episcopal Church and with the support of prominent residents of Middletown, the now-secular university was the first institution of higher education to be named after John Wesley, the founder of Methodism. About 20 unrelated colleges and universities were subsequently named after Wesley. Since its inception, Wesleyan University has graduated 13 Pulitzer Prize winners—including playwright and Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda—14 Rhodes Scholars, 3 Truman Scholars, 3 Guggenheim Fellows, 7 MacArthur Fellows, and 156 Fulbright Scholars. Additionally, 4 Nobel Laureates have been associated with the university: T.S. Eliot, Satoshi Omura, V.S. Naipaul, and US President Woodrow Wilson. Wesleyan was also twice named a top producer of Fulbright scholars for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years. Other prominent alumni include 34 members of United States Congress, 16 US Cabinet members, 11 US Governors, 6 US Agency directors and heads, CEOs and founders of Fortune 500 companies, and 2 Attorneys General of the United States.