Strength in Numbers

YOUR GIFT TO WESLEYAN'S ANNUAL FUND PROVIDES THE NECESSARY SUPPORT TO STRENGTHEN ALL OF WESLEYAN. FROM SECURING AMAZING FACULTY TO LEADING THE WAY IN DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION PROGRAMS, THE ANNUAL FUND MAKES WESLEYAN STRONG. 

 

Wesleyan's Annual Fund Supports...

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Because of your gifts to the Annual Fund, Wesleyan awards more than $4 million in scholarships each year. More than 95% of our students receive financial assistance. Without your help, the Wesleyan experience would not be attainable for the vast majority of our young women. Find out more information about scholarships here.

 

ACADEMICS

Wesleyan offers 30 major and 33 minor academic programs. Your gift to the Annual Fund ensures the College is able to offer the best academic offerings for our students now and in the future. Find out more about our academics here. 

 

FACULTY

Wesleyan boasts a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, and 90% of the full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field. Because we are committed to providing our students with the best possible instruction and academic opportunities, we must invest in our faculty and support their needs in the classroom.

 

TECHNOLOGY

Teaching and technology are intrinsically linked in today’s classrooms, especially at Wesleyan, since many of our classes are taught in an interactive, seminar style. Technology is constantly changing, and it is expensive to maintain the state-of-the-art equipment to support the academic programs.

 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Your gift to the Annual Fund supports the College's Diversity and Inclusion initiatives. Wesleyan values our diverse student body and wants to ensure our campus is inclusive of everyone. Your gift funds workshops, trainings and speakers. Find more information on our diversity and inclusion programs here.

 

ATHLETICS

Wesleyan offers students the opportunity to participate in 7 NCAA Division III 
sports and an IHSA Equestrian Program. Find more information about Wesleyan Athletics here. 

 

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

Each gift enables Wesleyan to have a myriad of student clubs and activities. Your contribution to the Annual Fund provides support services for students inside and outside the classroom to insure their success, including career services, counseling, and tutoring. 

 

FAITH, SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP

Religious life is deepened through student-lead campus programs like the Lance Center for Service and Leadership, and Wesleyan Disciples. Leadership opportunities are made available to our students through a wide variety of programs and campus activities. 

 

 

TOP 10 REASONS TO GIVE

SCHOLARSHIPS

“I am a Golden Heart of 2019. Wesleyan has changed my life by providing a great future for me. It’s not about how fortunate you are to get accepted to Wesleyan. It is about becoming a graduate of the Oldest and Best college in the world.” Jessica Henslee

Athletics

“Wesleyan has given me nothing but opportunities to grow. In the classroom and
on the field, I have support from my coaches and professors, which has helped me to develop more than I ever imagined.” Centara Nulf

Service

“I became a servant leader because participating in community activities makes me happy and satisfied. I felt that happiness at the bottom of my heart when I taught a young girl to code, or helped a family paint their house.” Xin Tang

Art

“My Wesleyan experience has been amazing. Most of the leadership positions I have held relate to my skills in graphic design. Wesleyan has given me the opportunity to display my talents through my leadership roles.” Maggie Blum

Leadership

“Holding several leadership positions on campus has helped me become a well rounded individual. The Wesleyan experience is unique. One must experience it. I am privileged and extremely appreciative that I am able to live it!” Stephanie Artola

Academics

“I really enjoy the math environment at Wesleyan because classes focus on intellectual training and personal development. Here, every girl is confident that she can achieve as much as her male counterparts.” YunFan Zhou

Faculty

“My experience at Wesleyan has been metamorphic. From supportive professors, to campus activities, leadership opportunities, to a student body that is a melting pot, Wesleyan provides an environment where students can explore new ideas.” Zahna Bigham

Faith

“Being a Wesleyan Disciple has become a staple of my life here at Wesleyan. Every Sunday I feel welcomed by my sisters at our worship service. Everyone has a place and a home to growing in their faith and sharing it with others.” Grace Stiles Williams

Internships

"This has been by far the most rewarding internship experience of my college career. Every member of the Child Life team (at Navicent Health) served as a role model of altruism." Rebecca Otwell

Study Abroad

“The Study Abroad Center was of great help preparing me for studying in a foreign country. The skills and exposure I would receive from interacting with native French speakers would be worth every stutter and long pauses of reflection. ” DeSira Palmer

MONTHLY GIVING STRENGTHENS WESLEYAN THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

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Calendar of Events

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NCAA Division III Athletics

NCAA Division III Athletics

Wesleyan College is home to five NCAA Division III sports: soccer, basketball, volleyball, tennis, and softball. In addition, we offer an award-winning Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Equestrian program.

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