WHY WESLEYAN?


 

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!

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.

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.

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.
Majors and Minors

Choose between 3 different degree programs: bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, or bachelor of science in nursing, with a total of 23 majors and 30 minors.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Wesleyan offers a comprehensive financial aid program. Review some of the scholarships, grants, and loans are available.

EVENTS ON CAMPUS

Five nursing students outside.

22 Oct

Nursing Open House
Munroe Science Center, 2nd Floor

Are you interested in a career in nursing? See first-hand what Wesleyan can offer you.

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Hands playing the piano.

26 Oct

Macon Music Teachers Association Grand Ensemble

Porter Auditorium. Four grand pianos on stage played simultaneously, featuring eight or more performers.

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Drawing of women at register.

30 Oct - 02 Nov

Wesleyan Theatre Presents:
Nickel and Dimed

October 30, November 1, and November 2, 8:00PM
A play by Joan Holden, directed by Frazer Lively.

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i AM Wesleyan

Tyler Walker walks to class outside.

Tyler Walker

This biology major and theatre minor, earned a math and science scholarship. “I chose Wesleyan because the school as a whole is committed to enhancing my skills and making me as well-rounded as possible. I like being part of a family. People here are truly dedicated to the students.”

Catherine Baker looking out onto the horses at the equestrian center.

Catherine Baker

Sierna Fritz and Nursing students posing for the camera in Jamaica.

Sirena Fritz

Nursing Program Director Fritz and nursing faculty annually take a group of senior nursing students to Jamaica for a week-long medical mission trip. The group visits and assists patients at hospitals and at children’s homes. Students describe the experience as “life changing.”

Faculty member Michael McGhee smiles for the camera in front of Wesleyan Organ

Michael McGhee

Associate Professor of Music Michael McGhee produced a CD of solo organ music, Tapestry, recorded in Wesleyan’s Porter Auditorium on the College’s historic Aeolian organ. Recently it was featured on the national broadcast of the Pipedreams, airing on about 145 NPR stations across the country.  

NyashaGuramahtunhuCooperss walks in regalia on opening convo.

Nyasha GuramahtunhuCooper

A native of Zimbabwe, Nyasha majored in international relations & French. Today she is assistant professor in the Department of Leadership & Integrative Studies at Kennesaw State University. Her teaching, research, & service focus on developing intercultural competence and a global mindset in leadership education.

ZAHNA BIGHAM smiles for the camera outside.

ZAHNA BIGHAM ‘18

As a biology major with a full-tuition scholarship, Zahna investigated the expression of cell surface signaling molecules in cervical cancer cell lines in the laboratory of Dr. Wanda Schroeder. This Wesleyan experience prepared Zahna for a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) with the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. During this all-expense-paid stipend-based internship funded by the National Institutes of Health, Zahna learned the importance of holistically caring for patients.

Wallace '15

Wallace Hudson ’15

After graduating with a double major in women’s studies and psychology, Wallace earned a master’s degree in women and gender studies at Arizona State University. Today, Wallace works as the training and satellite program specialist, facilitates both in-person and online support groups for LGBTQ youth, and serves as the liaison for one•n•ten’s satellite programs.

TOP 10 REASONS TO ATTEND WESLEYAN

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.

AFFORDABLE

Regularly ranked as one of America’s Best Value Private Colleges, our tuition is one of the most affordable in the Southeast. 99% of our students receive financial aid. Plus, there is no out-of-state tuition increase.

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.

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.

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 six NCAA Division III sports: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. Our award-winning equestrians compete in IHSA events.

FAITH & 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

Today’s employers are seeking traditionally labeled “soft skills” in their hires’ resumes. These include the hallmarks of a liberal arts education: leadership, teamwork ability, communication skills, and problem solving.

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