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Address: Wesleyan Sta, Middletown, CT 06459-0001
Phone Number: 860 685 2000
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It has been a favorite for years!

If I had known before that it was to be reviewed, I would have contributed my two-cents worth much before! Why do I rate it so highly? Because of the outstanding role the arts... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2016
Danielle-DSM
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Bethany, Connecticut
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to the pool at Wesleyan so many times I've lost count. Each time, I keep thinking maybe it will be better this time. Seating, air quality and concessions just are generally terrible. This time it actually was a bit better. They turned on the a/c in the pool area on a weekend with 90+ temps for a 4... More 

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Bethany, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

If I had known before that it was to be reviewed, I would have contributed my two-cents worth much before! Why do I rate it so highly? Because of the outstanding role the arts play on campus: we have had subscriptions to performances for many years now and we never tire of attending. There are also many free performances on... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

This outstanding liberal arts college has some interesting architecture, but more importantly, a stroll through the campus can give one a feeling of the uniqueness of this American institution that is probably without parallels in the world.

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Colmar, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We visited here as my son is interested in applying. We booked an information session, unfortunately we were not able to take a tour guided by a student (our fault not the university) but we did get helpful advice and a map for a self guided tour. The information session was run by an enthusiastic admissions counselor and was really... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

My daughter and I went on a tour of Wesleyan University. Unfortunately, it was a rainy winter day and that probably influenced our experience. The campus has an interesting mix of modern and older buildings. Our tour started at the Admissions area and auditorium and went in a large circle around campus, stopping at the library, residence halls and gym.... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Great courses for writers seeking a degree or instruction. Experienced instructional staff. Very challenging course work.

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Thank Derek B
ct
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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Thank Lquin493
Clinton, CT
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169 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
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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Minneapolis, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
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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