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Too Good to be True?

It’s Real!

Dream of studying in the U.S.? Don’t think you have enough money to carry out your dream?   No worries!  Here is a way out!  As a graduate student at Wesleyan University (located in Middletown, Connecticut) you may do just fine without much of financial support from your home country.  Read this post and find out how you could reach what you have not accomplished before.

Quick Facts about Wesleyan University

  • Founded: 1831
  • 3,100 students (2,900 undergraduate and 200 graduate)
  • 8% of students are international students
  • 50% of graduate students are international students
  • 9:1 student-faculty ratio
  • Acceptance rate: 17.7% (in 2016)
  • Cost of attendance: $0 – $66,500 USD per year


#9 in America’s Best Colleges 2016 (by Forbes)

  • #21 in National Liberal Arts Colleges 2017 (by U.S, News & World Report)


Free Tuition plus Stipend for Graduate Students! How Do You Get It?

  • Apply before the end of November (even the application form may indicate the deadline as January 1)
  • Get noticed from Wesleyan during February – April.
  • Answer Wesleyan University by April 15 if you want to accept the admission offer
  • “New graduate students who work as teaching assistants receive a stipend September 1 through May 31. Continuing graduate students on a stipend receive payments June 1 through May 31.”



  • Deadlines & Application: please check with the department of the program you are interested in
  • Financial Package: Free tuition plus stipend (amounts vary due to your major)


English Proficiency

  • IBT over 100 or IELTS over 7 is recommended
  • Some departments may have lower language requirements


Application Guidelines by Department


Stipen Amounts for 2016/17

  • 9-month stipend for new students in Science and Math = $22,927.50
  • 12-month stipend for continuing students in Science and Math = $30,570
  • 9-month stipend for Music Master’s = $14,902.87
  • 12-month stipend for Music Master’s = $19,870.50
  • 9-month stipend for PhD Music = $19,488.37
  • 12-month stipend for PhD Music = $25,984.50

What a Good Deal!  

Free Tuition and You also Get a Stipend

For more details, please contact


Exley Science Center, Room 128-132
Middletown, CT 06459

TEL: 1-860-685-2390

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am-5pm.