Wesleyan College

4760 Forsyth Rd, Macon, GA 31210-4462
Tel: (478)477-1110
Private not-for-profit | 710 students
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Wesleyan College Photo #1 - Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, was the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women.
Wesleyan College Photo #2 - Wesleyan College is regarded as one of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges and is consistently recognized for academic excellence.
Wesleyan College Photo #3 - Wesleyan is well known for its unique international student population. Students represent 25 U.S. states and 24 foreign countries.
Wesleyan College Photo #4 - According to the 7th annual report of the NSSE, Wesleyan outperformed the Top 10% of universities nationally in all categories.
Wesleyan College Photo #5 - A student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1, plus our unique seminar-styled teaching philosophy, ensures that each student achieves her potential. The acceptance rate of Wesleyan students into medical, law, business, and other graduate programs is exemplary.
Wesleyan College Photo #6 - At Wesleyan College, students enjoy renovated residence halls and state-of-the-art academic and athletic facilities.
Wesleyan College Photo #7 - Sisterhood traditions begun in the 19th century still bond students for a lifetime. Class Soccer, Homecoming, Candle-lighting, and the annual STUNT competition are a few favorites!
Wesleyan College Photo #8 - Wesleyan women compete in six NCAA III Varsity Athletic Programs: Basketball, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Soccer, and Cross Country. Wesleyan also has a championship IHSA equestrian program.
Wesleyan College Photo #9 - At Wesleyan, undergraduate degrees are offered in 31 majors and 26 minors. Students also have the opportunity to design their own interdisciplinary majors.
Wesleyan College Photo #10 - Wesleyan College invests more than $4 Million per year in campus work study, grants, and academic scholarships. 95% of students receive some type of financial aid.
Founded in 1836 as the first college in the world for women, Wesleyan College offers an education that leads to lifelong intellectual, personal, and professional growth. The academic community attracts those with a passion for learning and making a difference.

School Overview:

Wesleyan College
CountyBibb County, GA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
56 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment710 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
473 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
237 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
648 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
62 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
2%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
3%3%
% Black
53%6%
% White
40%84%
% Two or more races
3%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$19,000$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$19,000$24,744
 
Tuition$18,000.00 per year
Percent Admitted50%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)450-575450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)420-540460-573
ACT English (25-75%)18-2219-25
ACT Math (25-75%)16-2318-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)17-2220-25

School Notes:

  • Wesleyan is committed to academic excellence in the liberal arts, the fine arts, and professional fields of study and to close relationships among faculty and students. Wesleyan is proud of its long relationship with the United Methodist Church. We respect other traditions and remain committed to the Judeo-Christian ethic, believing that a firm grasp of enduring human values is basic to the Wesleyan way of learning, living, and service.
  • Wesleyan College was the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women in 1836. And since that time, the college has introduced scores of young women into society–including the first woman to receive a Doctor of Medicine degree and the first woman to argue a case before the Georgia Supreme Court.
  • Wesleyan concentrates its strengths in liberal arts education by offering one undergraduate degree: the A.B. (Artium Baccalaureate, or Bachelor of Arts). Majors and concentrations are available in more than 30 areas of study. A dual degree in engineering is offered in cooperation with the Georgia Institute of Technology, Auburn University, and Mercer University. Research and technology are integrated throughout the liberal arts curriculum. With 90 percent of faculty engaged in research in their fields, Wesleyan students often have opportunities to collaborate with their professors on these projects.
  • Wesleyan is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award the baccalaureate degree, the Master of Education in early childhood education, and the Master of Business Administration.
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