Topic - Wesleyan University

:This article is about Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, USA. For a list of other colleges and universities with names including "Wesleyan," see Wesleyan University (disambiguation).Wesleyan University is a private liberal arts college founded in 1831 and located in Middletown, Connecticut. Wesleyan is the only Baccalaureate College in the nation that both emphasizes the provision of undergraduate instruction in the arts and sciences and also funds graduate research in many academic disciplines, granting PhD degrees primarily in the sciences and mathematics, according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Wesleyan is known as the second most productive liberal arts college in the United States in the number of undergraduates who go on to earn PhDs in all fields of study. - Source: Wikipedia

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