Tool December 2017

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 21 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 58%
Applicants who took ACT 41%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+49%
600-69934%
600+84%

SAT Math Score

700+43%
600-69943%
600+85%

ACT Score

30-3677%
24-2921%
24+98%

Students applied11,928
Students admitted2,129
Admission rate18%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate87%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$52,174
Fees$330
Room and board$14,466
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$68,170

Cost after need-based aid$25,713
Cost after non-need-based aid$36,599

Average debt at graduation$22,495

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$49,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$42,457
Average non-need-based aid$31,571

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,971

Full-Time

Men1,342
Women1,576

Part-Time

Men25
Women28

Freshmen retained94%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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