Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)


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Wesleyan University is ranked 10 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 16 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 61%
Applicants who took ACT 38%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+43%
600-69939%
600+82%

SAT Math Score

700+47%
600-69939%
600+86%

ACT Score

30-3668%
24-2928%
24+95%

Students applied9,822
Students admitted2,180
Admission rate22%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate92%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$50,312
Fees$600
Room and board$13,950
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$66,062

Cost after need-based aid$24,818
Cost after non-need-based aid$19,221

Average debt at graduation$24,860

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$48,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$41,244
Average non-need-based aid$46,841

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,897

Full-Time

Men1,299
Women1,521

Part-Time

Men50
Women27

Freshmen retained95%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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