Wesleyan College

Overview of Wesleyan College

The main campus of Wesleyan College is in Macon, GA (a small city). The school is a United Methodist institution. Wesleyan College is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Wesleyan College offers more choices of majors than most colleges its size. The school students most commonly major in a field related to business and management, fine arts, media, science.

Wesleyan College Selectivity

Wesleyan College does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007-2008, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 500 to 610. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007-2008 had SAT math scores of 460 or more.


The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wesleyan College had 691 enrolled students. Females make the bulk of the student body at the school.

Student Life

Many students at Wesleyan College live in campus housing. The school makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Wesleyan College

Wesleyan College
4760 Forsyth Rd
Macon , GA 31210-4462
General Phone: (478) 477-1110

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Wesleyan College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management50business management, accounting, international business
Therapy and Counseling16psychology
Media12communication studies, journalism, advertising, communication and journalism
Liberal Arts10American studies, women's studies, French language, Spanish language, English, Americal literature, humanities, interdisciplinary studies, social services, ...
Science8biology, chemistry, physics
Education and Teaching5middle school teaching, art education, music teaching
Fine Arts4fine arts, art history and criticism
Music2music, piano
Religion and Philosophy2philosophy, religion
Drama and Performing Arts1drama
Computer Science and Engineering0computer and info science
Engineering0various engineering courses
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental science
Science and Laboratory Technician0biology tech
Family and Social Work0human services, social work

Number of programs and degrees for Wesleyan College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree7642
Master's degree352

Wesleyan College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wesleyan College had a total enrollment of 691 students (517 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Women 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 88%
Graduate 12%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 46%
Black 37%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 11%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 24%
20-21 20%
22-24 11%
25-29 12%
30-34 9%
35-39 10%
40-49 10%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Wesleyan College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %

Wesleyan College Room and Board (2007)

Wesleyan College offers campus housing for 622 of its 517 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Macon, Georgia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Georgia Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Wesleyan College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal500610
SAT Math460600
SAT Writing480630
ACT Verbal2129
ACT Math1926
ACT Composite2028

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT74%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT39%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Wesleyan College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,000
Room and board $ 7,800
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
Wesleyan College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 160000)

Wesleyan College Faculty

Wesleyan College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track610
Non-tenured and not on tenure track11

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$64,9394$66,119
Associate professoracademic year11$56,08911$57,817
Assistant professoracademic year4$40,58211$44,719
Instructoracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year21$54,51826$53,553

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Wesleyan College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education

Engineering, Other

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
American Literature (United States)
American/United States Studies/Civilization
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Music, General
Piano and Organ

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Wesleyan College Highlights

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What Sets Wesleyan College Apart:

Female % of student body
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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% of degrees in fine arts
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% of degrees in media
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Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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% of degrees in business and management
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% of degrees in science
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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
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