Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University

Middletown, Connecticut

Tuition and Fees

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Wesleyan University for an academic year can be broken down into $56,704 for tuition, $630 for fees, $1,200 for books and supplies, $15,724 for room and board and $1,465 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

Books and supplies$1,200
Room and board$15,724
Other expenses$1,465

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planNo
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planNo

Financial Aid

47% of undergradate students at Wesleyan University received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Wesleyan University consists of 41% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $50,786 on average, 18% receiving pell grants of $4,578 on average, 41% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $48,976 on average, and 22% receiving federal student loans of $4,002 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid


Awarded any Financial Aid

Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid33241%$50,786
Pell grants14218%$4,578
Institutional grants or scholarships32741%$48,976
Federal student loans17322%$4,002

Net Price

Average Net Price


Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $3,967 compared to net price of $7,740 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $12,629 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $19,821 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $46,243 in the $110,001 and more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$3,967
$30,001 – $48,000$7,740
$48,001 – $75,000$12,629
$75,001 – $110,000$19,821
$110,001 and more$46,243

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

The cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Wesleyan University is $321,998. The cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 4% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Wesleyan University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

4-year Sticker Price

Year Sticker Price