International Students

 

Through Wesleyan’s world-renowned global reach, our diverse student body, and our commitment to educating the next generation of female world leaders, our students develop leadership and problem-solving skills and build intercultural friendships that last a lifetime.  
 

Wesleyan College, one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the United States, welcomes qualified high school graduates from all around the world. On average, international students comprise about fifteen percent of our student population. An important part of Wesleyan's academic and social life, international students contribute to the diversity and vibrancy of our campus community, bringing their experiences, talents, and perspectives from more than twenty countries in any given year.

Wesleyan offers a safe and friendly atmosphere where faculty and administration are committed to helping ease cultural transition for all students. Our international student organization AXIS continually develops programming that bring students from all backgrounds together to promote intercultural learning.

Wesleyan College regularly appears on annual Top Colleges lists ranked by The Princeton Review, Forbes, US News and World Report, Niche, and Kiplingers for it's academic excellence and affordability.

International Students for the Academic 2019-2020 year.


why wesleyan

Xin Tan from China
Student outside smiling for the camera.

Wesleyan is a diverse, warm, and inclusive community with responsible, caring, and knowledgeable professors. Here, I am able to enhance my study through independent research projects with my professors, gain leadership and management skills through organizations and clubs on campus, make friends and experience sisterhood traditions from all over the world.

Rungano from Zimbabwe

Student with glasses smiles outside in front of flowers.

I love Wesleyan because the low studentto-professor ratio helps me be productive in my classes and encourages me to excel. At Wesleyan, I have reliable sources of help. I am proud to represent my country here.

Li from China

Wesleyan College is where you will find friendly and dedicated professors and staff. Students are paired with academic advisors who support them in completing their academic schedule. During the admission process, students can expect updates on their admission file, quick responses to questions, and a warm welcome to Wesleyan.

Leidy from Guatemala

Wesleyan College opened many doors for me. I had the opportunity to travel abroad and explore new cultures. Additionally, I am proud to say that I finished my undergrad within three years in a half. I am a triple major in International Business, Business Administration and Spanish.

Always First for women, Always first for you.

Yasmin smiles for the camera outside.

YASMIN PINEDA
International Admission Counselor
 

As an International Admission Counselor at Wesleyan College, Yasmin understands how overwhelming it can be as an international student. She is ready to guide you through the steps of application all the way through to your arrival on campus. Please contact Yasmin with any questions you may have about Wesleyan.

Yasmin Pineda
Email: ypineda@wesleyancollege.edu
Phone: (478) 757-3999
WeChat ID: panamawc10

 

Wesleyan international students come from everywhere

 

Graphic of World map

 

 COUNTRIES REPRESENTED
 

Cameroon
China
El Salvador
Finland
Germany
Ghana
Guatemala
Hong Kong
India
Ireland

Jamaica
Japan
Korea, Republic of
Myanmar
Mexico
Malaysia
Nepal
Nigeria
Norway 

Pakistan
Russia
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Taiwan
Vietnam
Zimbabwe

TOP 10 REASONS TO ATTEND WESLEYAN

DIVERSITY

Wesleyan draws an eclectic mix of women from all across the U.S. and more than 20 countries. On average, 15% of Wesleyan's student population is international.

AFFORDABLE

Regularly ranked by Princeton Review as one of America's Best Value Private Colleges, Wesleyan's tuition is one of the most affordable in the Southeast.

PHDs not TAs

90% of Wesleyan’s full-time faculty hold the highest degrees in their fields. With a low student to teacher ratio, our professors teach seminar style, not in a lecture hall.

TOOLS YOU NEED

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 CAMPUS

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

GRAD SCHOOL

The vast majority of Wesleyan students are accepted into their first choice graduate programs. Most years, approximately one third of our students graduate with honors and about one third earn double majors. Many earn triple majors.

YOUR CAREER

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 cross country. 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

A liberal arts education develops intellect and prepares students for many fields in today’s workplace. Employers say the ability to think critically, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems is more important than the undergraduate’s major.

15%

Of student population is international

23

Number of majors we offer including the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree

90%

Of full-time faculty members hold the highest degree in their fields

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