Wesleyan College

Macon, GA

Wesleyan College

Macon, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$25,190

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
50%
400-499
33%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
47%
400-499
42%
300-399
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
54%
12-17
29%
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undergraduateRatios

8%

male

92%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 323
Declined 414
Total Received 737
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Private

754

undergraduate students

43

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Wesleyan College, founded in 1836, is a private liberal arts college with the distinction of being the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women. Its 200-acre campus is located in Macon, 90 miles south of Atlanta, GA.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 797
Established in 1836
Coeducational Women Only
Religious affiliation United Methodist

200-acre, suburban campus in Macon (population: 114,063), 90 miles from Atlanta. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Atlanta. School operates transportation to downtown Macon and shopping areas.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Atlanta
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International

Wesleyan College
4760 Forsyth Road
Macon, GA
31210-4462

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association (SGA)
  • Black Student Alliance (BSA)
  • A.X.I.S. (Association of eXemplary International Students)
  • GLBAL (Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual Alliance)
  • Campus Activities Board (CAB)

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Stunt
  • Holiday Banquet
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
50%
400-499
33%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
47%
400-499
42%
300-399
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
54%
12-17
29%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.42

Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 323
Declined 414
Total Received 737

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

level of applicant's interest
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Advertising
Applied Mathematics, General
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other
Political Science and Government, Other
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

797

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

754
students

Female
92%
696

Male
8%
58

5%

43
students

Female
86%
37

Male
14%
6

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

63%

476
students

Female
100%
476

Male
0%
0

37%

278
students

Female
80%
220

Male
20%
58

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 68%
Student 4 year graduation rate 42%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
36%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

44

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

89%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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