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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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 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.

Student AMINATA ARIMAH smiles while sitting at her computer.

AMINATA ARIMAH

After graduation, Aminata ’17 plans to attend graduate school to become a licensed nurse practitioner and eventually open a free clinic in Dakar, Senegal. Ami hopes to educate people there about diabetes and hypertension. As a student at Wesleyan she participates in many events that promote good health in the community.

Student ALLISON CROCHET Sits in rocking chair on the porch.

ALLISON CROCHET

Allison ’18 is double majoring in chemistry and English. A liberal arts education has helped her “find a balance between an aptitude for science and a talent/passion for literature and writing. Wesleyan has allowed me to merge these interests and to pursue career tracks that I might not have otherwise considered.”

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.  

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.

Alumnae HANNA RAWCLIFFE smiles for the camera

HANNA RAWCLIFFE ’13

Hanna is a PhD student in the Virtual Heritage Informatics program at Indiana University. She works in the lab digitizing the Uffizi's sculpture collection.

IHUNANYA stands in hallway of Hospital.

IHUNANYA MBATA ’06

After graduating from Wesleyan Ihus studied at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and London School of Economics and Political Science and earned her medical degree from Duke University. Today Ihus is an internal medicine hospitalist at TeamHealth in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Alumnae STACY REYNOLDS FOREHAND ’98 poses with American Flag

STACY FOREHAND ’98

An internship at an environmental lab during her senior year at Wesleyan confirmed Stacy’s career goal to use her chemistry degree to get a job working in a lab. Today Stacy is a forensic toxicologist with the GBI where she analyzes biological samples and interprets the data.

EVENTS ON CAMPUS

Fernando La Rosa stands with camera scoping out a photo.

25 Jan - 26 Feb

Seizing Life: Through the Lens of a Photographer

A memorial exhibition celebrating the life and artistic obra of Fernando La Rosa 1943–2017
Opening: Jan. 25, 6-7:30pm

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

24 Feb

122nd Annual STUNT! 7PM

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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Georgia Women of Achievement believe in women of history.

07 Mar

Georgia Women of Achievement Induction Ceremony
Pierce Chapel, 11 am

GWA cordially invites you to join us as we celebrate the lives of three outstanding women. Free and open.

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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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