Tool December 2016

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Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 61.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 38.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 39.23%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 42.86%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 82.09%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 38.91%
SAT I Math score 700+: 47.06%
SAT I Math score 600+: 85.97%
ACT score 24-29: 27.50%
ACT score 30-36: 67.86%
ACT score 24+: 95.36%
Students applied: 9,822
Students admitted: 2,180
Admission rate: 22%
Students per faculty: 8
4-year graduation rate: 91.5%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 95%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,299
Full-time enrolled women: 1,521
Part-time enrolled men: 50
Part-time enrolled women: 27
Total enrollment: 2,897

COSTS

Tuition: $50,312
Room and board: $13,950
Est. book expense: $1,200
Fees: $600
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $41,244
Average non-need-based aid: $46,841
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
1
Average aid package: $44
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,262
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 44%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
1%
% receiving student loans: 45%