22.4 percent of Wesleyan University students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017


In 2016-2017, 22.4 percentage of Wesleyan University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Wesleyan University has 2,976 undergraduate students, of which 54 percent are women and 46 percent are men, and a total student body of 3,213 students. Of these students, 420 men and 299 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at Wesleyan University with the most participants are all track combined (150), lacrosse (77) and football (76).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
All Track Combined
72
78
150
Lacrosse
50
27
77
Football
76
0
76
Rowing
37
33
70
Soccer
28
27
55
Ice Hockey
28
25
53
Swimming and Diving
18
21
39
Baseball
36
0
36
Basketball
17
11
28
Squash
13
12
25
Field Hockey
0
23
23
Volleyball
0
19
19
Tennis
11
8
19
Wrestling
19
0
19
Softball
0
15
15
Golf
15
0
15

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