BELONG

Sisterhood starts as soon as you step on campus. Your “big sister” will show you the ropes and begin your introduction to our traditions. There is something for everyone. Not fitting in is just not an option!

CREATE

Customize your education to meet your career and personal goals. You can even create your own degree! An enriched academic and social environment enhances your Wesleyan experience.

EXPLORE

Learning occurs in a range of settings, both within and beyond the classroom. At Wesleyan, transformational experiences will help you grow as an individual, a scholar, and a professional.

PREPARE

High-quality student-centered learning and teaching opportunities for internships and research and supportive peer relations develop the knowledge and confidence to meet your interests and goals.

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Admission and How to Apply

Overwhelmingly, the majority of women in leadership roles around the world are graduates of women’s colleges. Get your application started today!

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Being a Wesleyanne

What’s life like at Wesleyan? Close-knit and hands-on. Find your place among our many organizations, performing arts groups, and religious, social, and academic clubs.

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Campus Tour Schedule a Visit

Our beautiful 200-acre lake-side campus is nestled in a north Macon suburb. Tour our Georgian architecture, lush green spaces, recreational facilities, residence halls, and worship center.

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Degrees Majors and Minors

Wesleyan is a place where great minds meet and ideas are conceived, debated, challenged, and defended. Choosing your degree is key to fulfilling your interests and achieving your goals.

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Progressive Programs

WISe

WISe

All first-year students are required to take WISe 101, an introduction to academic life at Wesleyan that focuses on honing academic skills, especially writing and critical thinking.

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Career Development

Career Development

A liberal arts education prepares you for your first job and your last. Wesleyan has a four-year plan to prepare students to make the connection between a liberal arts education and success in the work place.

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Faith on Campus

Faith on Campus

We cherish our long-standing relationship with the Methodist Church. Of course not all of our students are Methodist. Wesleyan women are also Baptist, Catholic, Lutheran, Buddhist, Muslim, and many others.

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Global Initiatives

Global Initiatives

Wesleyan offers globally themed curricular and extracurricular programs that quite literally extend the campus – bringing the world to Wesleyan and taking Wesleyan students into the world.

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Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Participating in student activities not only develops leadership skills, but also is a great way to have fun, make new friends, and relieve stress. Find your place among our established groups or start one of your own!

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Go Green

Go Green

Wesleyan College is committed to becoming a model for resource conservation, waste reduction and recycling, sustainability education, and community engagement.

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i AM Wesleyan

Student BRITTNEY CARROLL stands in a field of flowers.

BRITTNEY CARROLL

Brittney ’17 is an environmental studies major and a biology minor. Brittney enjoys studying in the Wesleyan arboretum and knows her future work will be in the natural world, which might include helping animals or conserving our natural resources.

student Roz Goodsen standing in front of Green chalkboard

ROZ GOODSON

Roz Goodson ’17 is double majoring in music and neuroscience. Last summer she was a biomedical/neuroscience research intern at the Summer Medical and Research Training program at Baylor. She credits leadership opportunities such as Wesleyan Disciples and SGA for helping her develop skills that will support her in a STEM career.

student ASHAUNTI SAMMS smiles for the camera.

ASHAUNTI SAMMS

Ashaunti is a double major in theatre and English with a minor in communication. During the summer, she interned as a tech assistant for the New Grove African Theatre and aspires to be in the entertainment industry as a writer and actor.

Faculty Holly L Boettger Tong in lab

Holly Boettger-Tong

Wesleyan biology professors Dr. Holly Boettger-Tong and Dr. Jim Ferrari led a study abroad trip to Belize where the group visited Mayan ruins, spotted birds, and spent three days at Tobacco Caye exploring reef ecosystems at Glover’s Reef and Mangrove ecology at Southwater Caye Marine Reserve.

Sierna Fritz and Nursing students posing for the camera in Jamaica.

Sirena Fritz

Nursing Program Director Fritz and nursing faculty annually take a group of senior nursing students to Jamaica for a week-long medical mission trip. The group visits and assists patients at hospitals and at children’s homes. Students describe the experience as “life changing.”

Elizabeth Bailey holding her award in front of her artwork

Elizabeth Bailey

Dr. Bailey, professor of art at Wesleyan, was honored as a recipient of the fourth annual Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities. The award recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to Georgia’s civic and cultural vitality through excellence and service to the arts and humanities.

Alumnae Valerie Knopik smiles for the camera

VALERIE KNOPIK ’94

Valerie is director of the Division of Behavioral Genetics at Rhode Island Hospital and professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.

Alumnae AAHANA BAJRACHARYA ’16 poses for the camera in front of a landscape painting

AAHANA BAJRACHARYA ’16

Aahana Bajracharya graduated magna cum laude with a double major in neuroscience and applied mathematical science. She attends Washington University of St. Louis where she is working toward her PhD in neuroscience. While at Wesleyan, Aahana served as president of SGA and received the highest student nominated honor, Wesleyan Woman of the Year.

Haley Davis Newman poses next to a tree

HALEY DAVIS NEWMAN ’01

Born to a family of hunters, Haley is the consummate businesswoman. Having produced and starred in her own TV show, served as a spokesperson for Remington Arms, Yeti, Weatherby, and Realtree, among others, she also helped Buck Knives develop a hunting knife suited to fit a woman’s hand.

ART AND CULTURAL EVENTS

A cherry blossom tree on campus

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Cherry Blossom Pageant

Cherry Blossom Pageant
Saturday, March 4, Details TBA
Porter Auditorium

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A sheet of music song

30 Mar

Music of the Nations

Tuesday, March 28, Details TBA
Porter Auditorium

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TOP 10 REASONS TO ATTEND WESLEYAN

DIVERSE

Wesleyan draws an eclectic mix of women from all across the U.S. and more than 20 countries. On average, 20% of Wesleyan’s student population is international.

AFFORDABLE

Regularly ranked as one of America’s Best Value Private Colleges, our tuition is one of the most affordable in the Southeast. 95% of our students receive financial aid. Plus, there is no out-of-state tuition increase.

PHDs not TAs

90% of Wesleyan’s full-time faculty hold the highest degrees in their fields. A low student-to-professor ratio and classes taught seminar-style assures students receive one-on-one contact and the attention they need.

TOOLS FOR SUCCESS

State-of-the-art science center; award-winning nursing simulation lab; 10,000 sq. ft. art building with 18-seat Macintosh lab; early childhood model classroom; and natural arboretum with outdoor learning laboratory.

BEYOND THE CAMPUS

Along with our direct exchange agreements with various schools in Northern Ireland and Asia, our International Study Abroad and Exchange programs extend the boundaries of our campus and widen our educational horizon.

GRAD SCHOOL

The vast majority of our students are accepted into their first choice graduate programs at prestigious schools around the world often having earned double or triple degrees.

PROFESSIONALIsm

Our four-year plan helps students make connections between a liberal arts education and success in the workplace. Students can view and apply for jobs on the nation’s largest entry-level job board.

ATHLETICS

Wesleyan offers competition in five NCAA Division III sports: basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. Our award-winning equestrians compete in IHSA events.

FAITH AND SERVICE

As a college supported by Methodists from it’s earliest days, Wesleyan has a long tradition of service to the community. In fact, more than 75% of our students actively engage in community service.

Liberal Arts

Founded in 1836 as the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women. Since the first class graduated in 1840, fewer than 15,000 women have had the privilege of saying they earned their degrees at Wesleyan.

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