BELONG

Sisterhood starts as soon as you step on campus. Your “big sister” will show you the ropes and begin your introduction to our traditions. There is something for everyone. Not fitting in is just not an option!

CREATE

Customize your education to meet your career and personal goals. You can even create your own degree! An enriched academic and social environment enhances your Wesleyan experience.

EXPLORE

Learning occurs in a range of settings, both within and beyond the classroom. At Wesleyan, transformational experiences will help you grow as an individual, a scholar, and a professional.

PREPARE

High-quality student-centered learning and teaching opportunities for internships and research and supportive peer relations develop the knowledge and confidence to meet your interests and goals.

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Admission and How to Apply

Overwhelmingly, the majority of women in leadership roles around the world are graduates of women’s colleges. Get your application started today!

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Being a Wesleyanne

What’s life like at Wesleyan? Close-knit and hands-on. Find your place among our many organizations, performing arts groups, and religious, social, and academic clubs.

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Campus Tour Schedule a Visit

Our beautiful 200-acre lake-side campus is nestled in a north Macon suburb. Tour our Georgian architecture, lush green spaces, recreational facilities, residence halls, and worship center.

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Degrees Majors and Minors

Wesleyan is a place where great minds meet and ideas are conceived, debated, challenged, and defended. Choosing your degree is key to fulfilling your interests and achieving your goals.

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Progressive Programs

WISe

WISe

All first-year students are required to take WISe 101, an introduction to academic life at Wesleyan that focuses on honing academic skills, especially writing and critical thinking.

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Career Development

Career Development

A liberal arts education prepares you for your first job and your last. Wesleyan has a four-year plan to prepare students to make the connection between a liberal arts education and success in the work place.

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Faith on Campus

Faith on Campus

We cherish our long-standing relationship with the Methodist Church. Of course not all of our students are Methodist. Wesleyan women are also Baptist, Catholic, Lutheran, Buddhist, Muslim, and many others.

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Global Initiatives

Global Initiatives

Wesleyan offers globally themed curricular and extracurricular programs that quite literally extend the campus – bringing the world to Wesleyan and taking Wesleyan students into the world.

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Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Participating in student activities not only develops leadership skills, but also is a great way to have fun, make new friends, and relieve stress. Find your place among our established groups or start one of your own!

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Go Green

Go Green

Wesleyan College is committed to becoming a model for resource conservation, waste reduction and recycling, sustainability education, and community engagement.

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i AM Wesleyan

Ronnie Deng poses for the camera with her own camera in hand

Ronnie Deng

Ronnie Deng ‘17 is majoring in communication and AMC and minoring in business and Spanish. Recently she interned as a production and director assistant for a TV station in China. Ronnie’s dream is to be a film or TV producer in the U.S. and focus on the media’s representation of minorities.

STUDENT SOFIA RAMIREZ stands smiling outside with arms crossed looking at the camera.

SOFIA RAMIREZ

Lane Scholar Sofia ’19 is double majoring in art history and studio art and plans to pursue a career as a museum curator. “Wesleyan helped me recognize myself as a leader and hone my leadership skills.” Sofia serves as a resident advisor, peer mentor, and as a member of SGA.

Student ZAHNA BIGHAM holds the door

ZAHNA BIGHAM

A Mary Knox McNeill Scholar, Zahna Bigham ’18 is majoring in biology and double minoring in chemistry and neuroscience. Recently she served as a summer undergraduate research fellow in San Diego, California. After graduation, Zahna plans to earn her MD and PhD and work as a surgical pediatric oncologist.

Ying Zhen on front steps of Tate

Ying Zhen

Assistant Professor of Economics Dr. Zhen was a guest speaker at Georgia Immigration Conference, as an expert on how English-language proficiency affects foreign-born immigrants' labor market performance and earnings in the U.S., especially female immigrants.

Elizabeth Bailey holding her award in front of her artwork

Elizabeth Bailey

Dr. Bailey, professor of art at Wesleyan, was honored as a recipient of the fourth annual Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities. The award recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to Georgia’s civic and cultural vitality through excellence and service to the arts and humanities.

Jim Ferrari empties truck bed of longleaf pines.

Jim Ferrari

Biology Professor and Arboretum Director Dr. Ferrari lead a group of volunteers in planting a grove of longleaf pines in the Wesleyan Arboretum. The longleaf is among the most endangered ecosystems in North America and provides habitat and a food source for wildlife and purifies the air. 

Alumnae Amanda Smoll ’04 plays violin.

Amanda Smoll ’04

Amanda Smoll ’04 earned degrees in business and psychology at Wesleyan and a master’s in marriage and family therapy from Mercer University. This 26-year violinist cultivates her love for the violin by teaching students of all ages. She home-schools her children and has “a career doing something I love.”

Janelle Fleming swimming in the ocean with googles and looking into the camera.

JANELLE FLEMING ’94

Janelle is a marine scientist who, along with her husband, owns Seahorse Coastal Consulting, where they focus on storm surge model development research. SCC also studies tsunami modeling and develops continuing education for engineering professionals. Her clients include federal and state agencies and the Army Corps of Engineers.

HANNAH CALLENDER ’01 selfie

HANNAH CALLENDER ’01

Hannah graduated summa cum laude with a degree in mathematics and minors in computer science and music. From Vanderbilt, she earned her master’s and PhD degrees in mathematics with emphasis in mathematical biology. Currently she works as an associate professor of mathematics at the University of Portland.

ART AND CULTURAL EVENTS

Picture of one of Ron Meyers platers with two faces drawn on it.

10 Feb

Ted Saupe and Ron Meyers Workshop and Exhibition

Join us for a workshop & exhibition opening with current and former UGA ceramics professors Ted Saupe & Ron Meyers. Free.

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Students hold hands and sing on stage dressed in costumes for STUNT.

25 Feb

121st Annual STUNT! 

A student-produced musical revue and competition for the coveted STUNT cup. Proceeds benefit scholarships. Tickets: $7 per person/$5 students.

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TOP 10 REASONS TO ATTEND WESLEYAN

DIVERSE

Wesleyan draws an eclectic mix of women from all across the U.S. and more than 20 countries. On average, 20% of Wesleyan’s student population is international.

AFFORDABLE

Regularly ranked as one of America’s Best Value Private Colleges, our tuition is one of the most affordable in the Southeast. 95% of our students receive financial aid. Plus, there is no out-of-state tuition increase.

PHDs not TAs

90% of Wesleyan’s full-time faculty hold the highest degrees in their fields. A low student-to-professor ratio and classes taught seminar-style assures students receive one-on-one contact and the attention they need.

TOOLS FOR SUCCESS

State-of-the-art science center; award-winning nursing simulation lab; 10,000 sq. ft. art building with 18-seat Macintosh lab; early childhood model classroom; and natural arboretum with outdoor learning laboratory.

BEYOND THE CAMPUS

Along with our direct exchange agreements with various schools in Northern Ireland and Asia, our International Study Abroad and Exchange programs extend the boundaries of our campus and widen our educational horizon.

GRAD SCHOOL

The vast majority of our students are accepted into their first choice graduate programs at prestigious schools around the world often having earned double or triple degrees.

PROFESSIONALIsm

Our four-year plan helps students make connections between a liberal arts education and success in the workplace. Students can view and apply for jobs on the nation’s largest entry-level job board.

ATHLETICS

Wesleyan offers competition in five NCAA Division III sports: basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. Our award-winning equestrians compete in IHSA events.

FAITH AND SERVICE

As a college supported by Methodists from it’s earliest days, Wesleyan has a long tradition of service to the community. In fact, more than 75% of our students actively engage in community service.

Liberal Arts

Founded in 1836 as the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women. Since the first class graduated in 1840, fewer than 15,000 women have had the privilege of saying they earned their degrees at Wesleyan.

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