Welcome

Wesleyan College welcomes the second largest class of new students to campus since 1976! #classof2022 #onewesleyan

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!

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.

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.

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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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Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Our academies offer adult programs to the community: Wesleyan Academy for Lifelong Learning (WALL) provides educational and social opportunities to mature learners, and Wesleyan Academy for Professional Development offers Lean/SixSigma courses. 

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

Student Seychelle Hercules smiles for the camera

Seychelle Hercules

Seychelle '18 is triple majoring in international business, business administration, and communication. She says that Wesleyan is helping her find the right combination of classes, leadershop roles, and experiences to achieve her goal of becoming a public relations manager. Seychelle is currently serving as Miss Columbus 2017.

Ruthy Leona smiles on campus

RUTHY LEON

Ruthy will be graduating in December 2016 as a political science major, pre-law track. During the summer she worked as a business developer/recruiter with a firm that employs more than 500 people. Ruthy will work toward her law degree and a master's degree in international studies.

Jessica Etheridge looks up into the camera

JESSICA ETHERIDGE

Jessica ’17 is a double major in accounting and business administration with a double minor in finance and economics who is currently working as an accountant in Macon, Georgia. In the future she plans to take the CPA exam and work as a forensic accountant.

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.

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. 

Faculty Holly L Boettger Tong in lab

Holly Boettger-Tong

Wesleyan biology professors Dr. Holly Boettger-Tong and Dr. Jim Ferrari led a study abroad trip to Belize where the group visited Mayan ruins, spotted birds, and spent three days at Tobacco Caye exploring reef ecosystems at Glover’s Reef and Mangrove ecology at Southwater Caye Marine Reserve.

Alumnae ALICIA BROWNELL ’11 working at her desk.

ALICIA BROWNELL ’11

An international relations graduate, Alicia serves as an advisor to the National Colombian Army, the deputy chief of the National Colombian Army, and the chief of Army of Operations. She is also responsible for researching international organizations such as NATO, UN, and WTO.

alumnae Sylvia Gonsahn- Bollie smiles as she is highlighted for young alumnae award

SYLVIA GONSAHN-BOLLIE ’06

A cum laude biology graduate, Sylvia serves as a primary care physician specializing in preventative medicine and chronic disease management at Bon Secours Health System in Richmond, VA. While in medical school at George Washington University, she completed a resident rotation at the National Institute of Health Office of Disease Prevention.

Selfie of BETH GALVIN ’87 at her house.

BETH GALVIN ’87

Beth is an award-winning medical reporter for FOX5 Atlanta, WAGA. She won a regional Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Medical Reporting from the Georgia Associated Press Broadcasters. Her advice to students: “Take advantage of internships…Push yourself…Set goals…Don’t be intimidated…Get your foot in the door and everything else will fall into place.”

EVENTS ON CAMPUS

Students march to Auditorium for Fall Convo

14 Aug

Fall Opening Convocation

Using My Voice:
Dr. Nyasha M. GuramatunhuCooper
11:15AM at Porter Auditorium

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Picture of jewelry on table during Wesleyan Market

08 Sep

Wesleyan Market
9-1PM

Find unique gifts ranging from flowers, baked goods, art, and jewelry by local artisans for your friends and family during the holidays.

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Dancer on stage during Wesleyan Confucious Day

29 Sep

Confucius Institute Day

1– 5PM, Wesleyan Quad
Confucius Institutes worldwide will celebrate Chinese culture and language in an all-day fair-like event. Free and open to the public.

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TOP 10 REASONS TO ATTEND WESLEYAN

PHDs not TAS

81% 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. 95% 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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