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General Information
45 Wyllys Avenue
Middletown , Connecticut 6459

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North College, 021
237 High Street
Middletown, CT 6459
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About Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, is a prestigious private institution renowned for its liberal arts education. As a not-for-profit organization, Wesleyan University prioritizes the academic and personal growth of its students, fostering an environment that encourages exploration, critical thinking, and creativity.

Established in 1831, Wesleyan University has a rich history spanning almost two centuries. Its idyllic campus, nestled in the heart of Middletown, provides a picturesque backdrop for students to thrive academically and socially. The university, located in close proximity to both New York City and Boston, offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a vibrant cultural hub while enjoying the tranquility of a suburban setting.

Wesleyan University’s commitment to providing a top-notch education is reflected in its faculty members. The university boasts a faculty-to-student ratio of 1:8, ensuring that students receive personalized attention and guidance throughout their academic journey. With an impressive roster of distinguished professors, including authors, artists, and scholars, Wesleyan University offers a diverse range of expertise across various fields of study.

Academically, Wesleyan University offers more than 900 courses annually, spanning a wide array of disciplines. The university prides itself on its robust liberal arts curriculum, which emphasizes interdisciplinary learning, critical analysis, and intellectual curiosity. Students have the freedom to explore different academic paths and tailor their education to align with their passions and career goals.

Wesleyan University is committed to promoting accessibility and diversity, and this is evident in its student body. With students from all 50 states and over 70 countries, the university cultivates an inclusive community that values different perspectives and experiences. This rich diversity fosters a dynamic learning environment that encourages cross-cultural exchange and collaboration.

Beyond its academic offerings, Wesleyan University provides students with numerous opportunities to engage in extracurricular activities and personal growth. The university boasts over 300 student organizations, offering a wide range of interests and passions. Whether students are interested in performing arts, community service, athletics, or social activism, they will find a supportive community to pursue their passions.

Furthermore, Wesleyan University places a strong emphasis on experiential learning. Students are encouraged to apply their knowledge and skills beyond the classroom through internships, research projects, and study abroad programs. These opportunities allow students to gain hands-on experience, develop critical thinking skills, and expand their global perspectives.

The surrounding area of Middletown, Connecticut, provides a vibrant backdrop for Wesleyan University students. With its charming New England town atmosphere, students can enjoy a variety of local attractions, including art galleries, theaters, restaurants, and recreational areas. The university’s proximity to major cities also facilitates internships and career opportunities for students looking to engage with the thriving industries in New York City and Boston.

In conclusion, Wesleyan University stands as a distinguished institution offering a transformative liberal arts education in the heart of Middletown, Connecticut. With its focus on academic excellence, commitment to diversity, and vibrant campus life, Wesleyan University provides students with the tools and experiences necessary to thrive intellectually, personally, and professionally.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations