Wesleyan College

4760 Forsyth Rd, Macon, United States
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Overview of Wesleyan College

About this school

Wesleyan, founded in 1836, is a church-affiliated college for women. Its 200-acre campus is located in Macon, in central Georgia, 90 miles south of Atlanta.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:635
    • Men:4 (0.6%)
    • Women:631 (99.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Wesleyan College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
4
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
1
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
4760 Forsyth Road
City, State, Zip
Macon, GA  31210-4462
Phone
(478) 757-5206
Fax
(478) 757-4030
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
February 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Decision Notification
December 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
38% of 842 applicants were admitted
Women
38% of 842 applicants were admitted
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
104 (33%) of 317 admitted students enrolled
Women
104 (33%) of 317 admitted students enrolled
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.39
375 And Above
25%
3.50 - 3.74
24%
3.25 - 3.49
24%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
16%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
36%
• Score 18 - 23
51%
• Score 12 - 17
10%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $22,370 (65.91043017088981%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,570 (28.196817913965823%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,000 (5.892751915144372%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Wesleyan College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15 | Final deadline June 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning October 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001600
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
71 (43.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
58 (81.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
58 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
15 (25.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$22,740
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 56 (96.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,781
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 42 (72.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,575
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 13 (22.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
30 (18.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,076

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
335 (71.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
304 (90.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
303 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
58 (19.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$21,610
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 298 (98.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,077
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 244 (80.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,978
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 50 (16.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
89 (18.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,724

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$31,565
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Parents of Current Students, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


57

Part-Time Faculty


26

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


55%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 30% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 50% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 14% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 60% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Wesleyan College provides visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


71.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


48.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


57.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


58.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (30)


  • Advertising
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (3)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


91,234

Nearest Metropolitan Area


200 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Atlanta

Weather


Temperature
34.2 average low in January, 90.2 average high in September
Rain
110 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
90 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Macon
Nearest Train Station
90 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


60% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


40%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pioneer
School Colors
Purple and lavender

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Wesleyan College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student government association (sga), black student alliance (bsa), a.x.i.s. (association of exemplary international students), glbal (gay, lesbian, bi-sexual alliance), campus activities board (cab)

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Undergrad women only

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


494

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
635
Women
631
Men
4

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.5% Asian
  • 32.2% Black/African-American
  • 6.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 52.2% White
  • 1.6% Unknown

International Students


18.9% from 20 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


47

Student Resources

Study resources