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Wesleyan College Catalogue

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs 2022-2023

4760 Forsyth Road • Macon, Georgia 31210–4462
(478) 477-1110 • fax (478) 757-4030

Institutional Statement

Wesleyan College complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended. The Registrar should be consulted for details and procedures.

Every effort is made to insure the accuracy of information presented in this catalogue. The contents should be considered advisory only and not regarded as an irrevocable contract. The College reserves the right to alter or change requirements, fees, course offerings, or other specified policies at any time.

Faculty advisors are available to assist the student in the arrangement of her program, but responsibility for acquainting herself with regulations and fulfilling all requirements for degrees rests with the individual student.

Statement on Non-Discrimination

Wesleyan College is committed to maintaining a diverse, academically talented, and well-rounded community of learners in an atmosphere of mutual respect and appreciation of differences.

Wesleyan College admits qualified students regardless of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, pregnancy, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status  and sex* to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded to or made available to students at the college.  

Wesleyan College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, pregnancy, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state laws in its educational policies, programs, activities and employment.

Additional information regarding compliance with this statement can be found in Wesleyan’s Policy for Resolving Complaints of Discrimination and Harassment and Wesleyan’s Title IX Policy against Sexual Assault and Harassment. Individuals who have questions, concerns and reports regarding discrimination should contact:

Tonya Parker, Assistant Dean of Students for Equity & Inclusion
Olive Swann Porter
(478) 757-4028

*Wesleyan College does not admit men to its baccalaureate programs, in compliance with Title IX.

Wesleyan College Gender-specific Language Policy

As the first women's college in the world, Wesleyan College will maintain its use of women-centered language to reflect both our heritage and our mission.

Accreditations and Memberships

Wesleyan College is accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate degree and the masters degree. Questions about the accreditation of Wesleyan College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

Wesleyan is also accredited by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. 

The Wesleyan College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has Full Approval from the Georgia Board of Nursing. The baccalaureate degree in nursing program at Wesleyan College is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

If you would like to review any accreditation documents please contact that Provost Office. Wesleyan College holds active membership in the following organizations:

  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • American Association of University Women
  • Collegiate Conference of the South
  • The Council of Independent Colleges
  • Georgia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Georgia Association of Independent Colleges of Teacher Education
  • Georgia Association of Teacher Education
  • Georgia Collegiate Honors Council
  • Georgia Independent Colleges Association
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Schools and Colleges of the United Methodist Church
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association
  • Southern Regional Honors Council
  • Tuition Exchange Program of the Council of Independent Colleges
  • University Senate of the United Methodist Church
  • Women's College Coalition

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Calendar of Events

Wesleyan College is privileged to steward many arts and cultural events and share them with the community. Most are free and open to the public. Wesleyan art galleries are open M-F 1-5PM and on Wesleyan Market Saturdays from 10AM-2PM.

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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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