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Address: Wesleyan Station, Middletown, CT 06459
Phone Number: 860 685 2000
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A Beautiful University

The campus is actually gorgeous and a great place to walk around.They do have several free concerts and shows going on throughout the year that you can find by looking on their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Lquin493
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Cromwell, Connecticut
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91 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A really odd place with really odd people they inhabit the streets of middletown at night. I taught college for many years at highly competitive places. Something about this school really gives me the creeps. I just don't get that up standing leader in america feeling. Very odd given that it is a highly competitive place with a national reputation.... More 

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Cromwell, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The campus is actually gorgeous and a great place to walk around.They do have several free concerts and shows going on throughout the year that you can find by looking on their website which is opened to the public.

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Clinton, CT
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Greatly over-rated institution. It contributes little to the community in which it is located. The student body tends to come from highly troubled families.

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Thank James C
Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is a wonderful institution with many attractions and events. This is the college you wished you had gone to.

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Wesleyan University is a 4-year liberal arts school located in Middletown, CT. It is 20 minutes from Hartford, 40 minutes from New Haven, and 2 hours from both New York and Boston. It's campus is nice. Very quiet. Good for high-schoolers looking at potential schools.

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Middletown, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Wesleyan campus is spread over several streets in Middletown, so much that the roads are public. Many buildings are quaint and historic.

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Thank Wanda T
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Beautiful campus to walk around. Ate lunch at the Student Center, it was pretty good. As we were on campus in July, it was very quiet and there were very few students.

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Newington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

On February 15, 2013 me, my son and my wife came on a tour. It was very icy when we went. We did not attend the info session. We had a tour guide named David he was a history major. He told us about his major. It was a good tour. He shared lots of facts enough to fill 7... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I am so happy my daughter is able to attend this university. The students, faculty and staff are top-notch and I enjoyed interacting with everyone I met. I attended a dance performance and spoke with some very intelligent students who will no doubt be making changes in our world.

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Columbus, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

The Center for The Humanities put on a great conference: fora papers, informal panel discussion, and friendly receptions.

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