is a private educational institution in the United States
that was founded in 1831 by Methodist leaders and Middletown citizens. The school was named after John Wesley, the founder of Methodism.
The University has six colleges and 13 centers
that offer undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs
in the fields of science and liberal arts.
Wesleyan University has produced notable alumni
in different fields. Some of them are film director Michael Bay, New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick, and US Senator Michael Bennet.
Wesleyan University facts:
- Wesleyan’s athletic teams (The Cardinals) plays in the New England Small College Athletic Conference.
- Has a 316-acre campus with more than 300 buildings.
- Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).