About Wesleyan College

Wesleyan draws a wonderfully eclectic mix of women – about 700 in all – from across the United States and more than twenty countries, bringing to campus a multitude of backgrounds and ethnicities. Wesleyan students choose to study here because they want to test their limits. The bar is set high because our students demand it. First for Women isn’t just a claim to fame - it’s a philosophy that explains why Wesleyan women continue to make history today.


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October 2, 2019

Wesleyan is nationally recognized as a diverse and inclusive campus that believes part of our strength as a community comes from recognizing and celebrating the many ways...

August 22, 2019

Wesleyan welcomes Judge Richard Gergel and Dr. Belinda Gergel to campus on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. Judge Gergel is the author of Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of...

July 24, 2018

As the world’s first college chartered to grant degrees to women (1836), Wesleyan College has a history that spans more than 180 years. In that time many things have chang...

September 5, 2017

President Fowler has announced the formation of three new committees that will focus on the important work related to the College's diversity and inclusion initiatives.


August 28, 2017

The Rev. Tiffany Knowlin, Pastor at Wesley United Methodist Church, Columbia, SC, will serve as the keynote speaker for Wesleyan's Opening Convocation on Tuesday, August 2...

July 26, 2017

Dear Friends,

I want to inform you about two media events that will occur this week.

1. This morning, Dr. Karen Huber, professor of history, and Wesleyan Alumna Dana Amihere...

July 25, 2017

“New” is a word we’re using frequently at Wesleyan these days.

This fall we are offering a new degree – a bachelor of fine arts, a new major – sport management, and four ne...

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