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We visited the campus for the 1st time this past weekend to watch our grandson's 1st football game... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Punta Gorda, Florida
I love my university

Attending Wesleyan has been one of the best decisions I’ve made. This liberal arts education is... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2018
Hanover, New Hampshire
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

We visited the campus for the 1st time this past weekend to watch our grandson's 1st football game. He is a freshman. The team won and he had limited playing time. After the game, we had a chance to talk with him. He absolutely loves...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Attending Wesleyan has been one of the best decisions I’ve made. This liberal arts education is phenomenal and I look forward to going to class everyday. The campus is beautiful in all seasons and has lots of interesting creatures like black-haired squirrels roaming around. It’s...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

You are looking at Wesleyan? I'll save the sales pitch for after you get in and focus on WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE JUST VISITING. This list assumes you've already been on the tour. --see the Zilka Gallery and the Davison Art Center, and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank wordgirl2013
Reviewed November 10, 2017

I return to Wesleyan yearly or more often. It is not a tourist destination. I return so often because of the people who work, teach, and study here. If you are a prospective student, do not just drive around the campus area. The drive is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

It's one of the best liberal arts universities in the country, it's part of the "Little Ivy League", its rowing team is third in the NESCAC, their president tweets, and he's written a super famous book, (lol I'm sure he's done more than that), they...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

This is a great school. It's close to the top of the top and my son could thrive here. We did an info session, tour, and my son did an interview. Highlight of the day was the tour guide, named Naomi, a charming young woman...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

This is an historic campus, which is beautiful and contains both modern architecture (fittingly for the fine arts) and original structures like the old library (now the 92 Theater). There is a central field, complete with baseball diamond or football field depending on the season)...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Joshua G
Reviewed January 31, 2017

Nice historic buildings that have been well maintained. I wish I could have gone to this college when I was in college. All of the professors all seem so nice.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed November 10, 2016

If only I were thirty years younger with the knowledge I have now. I'd love to attend this school. Too bad for me.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank StNu
Reviewed August 28, 2016

This is a fantastic, historic university with a great student population, located in a hip, progressive college town. If passing through Connecticut, consider a stop in Middletown and take a look at Wesleyan. I've known several people, including myself, who have asked, "Why didn't I...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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