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Wesleyan University Admissions

Wesleyan admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 18%. Students that get into Wesleyan have an average SAT score between 1300-1480 or an average ACT score of 29-33. The regular admissions application deadline for Wesleyan is January 1. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Wesleyan early decision deadline is November 15.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
18%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
42%
Total Applicants
11,928
SAT Range
1300-1480
SAT Reading
640-740
SAT Math
660-740
Students Submitting SAT
80%
ACT Range
29-33
ACT English
29-34
ACT Math
27-33
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
41%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$55
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Neither required nor recommended
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
71%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.21 responses
Poll
71%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.21 responses
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