16 percent of applicants to Wesleyan University were admitted for fall 2017

At Wesleyan University, 96 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 54 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The four-year private not-for-profit institution in Middletown enrolled 3,213 students in fall 2017, including 2,976 in undergraduate and 237 in graduate programs, data shows. 1.7 percent of undergraduates transferred from another college or university.

7 percent of undergraduates are residents of Connecticut, and 77 percent are residents of other states. 16 percent are citizens of foreign countries.

The undergraduate student body is comprised mostly of students who identify as white (53 percent) and Hispanic or Latino (11 percent).

The school admitted 16 percent of the 12,360 students who applied for fall 2017. Of those who were admitted, 38 percent enrolled.

Wesleyan University admission
Total admitted applicants and enrolled students are estimates.
Total
Male
Female
Applicants
12,360
37.9%
62.1%
Admitted applicants
1,978
19%
14%
Enrolled
752
39%
37%

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