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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
573
25th
488
75th
540
25th
458
75th
25
25th
17
75th
24
25th
16
75th
26
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

8%

male

92%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 683
Declined 459
Total Received 1,142
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Private

922

undergraduate students

68

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 990
Established in 1836
Coeducational Women Only
Religious affiliation Methodist

Social Networks

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: Small-medium city

Wesleyan College
4760 Forsyth Road
Macon, GA
31210-4462

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
573
25th
488
75th
540
25th
458
75th
25
25th
17
75th
24
25th
16
75th
26
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 683
Declined 459
Total Received 1,142

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$16,752

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $23,990
Room & board $10,365
Additional fees $1,200
Total $35,555
Average Financial Aid - $16,752
Total with Avg. Aid $18,803

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,457,422
State $940,959
Institutional $4,426,454
Other external $219,231
Total $7,044,066

Non-need-based

Federal $12,540
State $320,123
Institutional $1,316,700
Other external $40,314
Total $1,689,677
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 888 665-5723
F: 478 757-4030
financialaid@wesleyancollege.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Advertising.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Applied Psychology.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
General Studies.
History and Political Science.
History, General.
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General.
Philosophy.
Political Science and Government, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Pre-Engineering.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Accounting
  2. Advertising/marketing Communication
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

990

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

93%

922
students

Female
92%
847

Male
8%
75

7%

68
students

Female
87%
59

Male
13%
9

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

58%

541
students

Female
100%
541

Male
0%
0

42%

381
students

Female
81%
306

Male
19%
75

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
34%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

18%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Nepal
Nigeria
Russia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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