Tool December 2017

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Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 58.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 41.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 34.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 49.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 84.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 43.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 43.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 85.00%
ACT score 24-29: 21.00%
ACT score 30-36: 77.00%
ACT score 24+: 98%
Students applied: 11,928
Students admitted: 2,129
Admission rate: 18%
Students per faculty: 8
4-year graduation rate: 87%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 94%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,342
Full-time enrolled women: 1,576
Part-time enrolled men: 25
Part-time enrolled women: 28
Total enrollment: 2,971

COSTS

Tuition: $52,174
Room and board: $14,466
Est. book expense: $1,200
Fees: $330
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $42,457
Average non-need-based aid: $31,571
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
16
Average aid package: $47,077
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,293
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 44%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
1%
% receiving student loans: 43%