• February 1, 2018

    UC: Final official transcripts due at campus admissions office for students to matriculate at UC for fall 2017.

  • February 1, 2018

    Boston University: Deadline for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be received by the processors.

  • February 1, 2018

    RISD Applicants: Application due

  • February 15, 2018

    Most Colleges Mid-Year Report due

  • March 1, 2018

    UC: Notification of fall 2017 admission decisions begins.

  • March 2, 2018

    UC: Deadline for applicants for all terms to submit FAFSA and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form.

  • May 1, 2018

    Deposit deadline to your matriculating college

College News and Fun Facts: Wesleyan University

Four volumes of the Wesleyan University Press poetry series have won the Pulitzer Prize since 1959, including 1994’s winner, Neon Vernacular by Yusef Komunyakaa. Source

The Wesleyan shield is a simplified version of a heraldic shield created in the early 1950s to be displayed at the University Club of Chicago. The design was taken directly from the family coat of arms of John Wesley, the founder of Methodism and namesake of the University. In 1953, President Victor L. Butterfield accepted the design as Wesleyan’s official coat of arms. The red shield bears a cross decorated with five scallop shells. Source

  • Color: Cardinal and Black
  • Mascot: Cardinal
  • Admit Rate: 16.1% (Class of 2021). Read more