2022-23 Undergraduate Academic Catalog
Roberts Wesleyan College is a comprehensive, Christian college of the liberal arts, sciences, and professions serving traditional and nontraditional students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The College is committed to integrating a Christian worldview with learning in order to prepare thoughtful, spiritually mature, service-oriented people who will help transform society.
Roberts Wesleyan College was founded by Benjamin Titus Roberts, the first general secretary of the Free Methodist Church of North America. Established in 1866 as Chili Seminary, the name was changed to A. M. Chesbrough Seminary in 1885, and to Roberts Junior College in 1945. The New York State Board of Regents issued a charter granting baccalaureate degrees in 1949, at which time Roberts Wesleyan College became the new corporate name. The first graduate program was authorized in 1991. In 1998 Northeastern Seminary was founded at Roberts Wesleyan College.
Roberts Wesleyan is chartered by the Board of Regents of the State of New York, 89 Washington Avenue, Room 110 EB, Albany, NY 12234. We are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (215.662.5600).
Roberts Wesleyan College admits academically qualified students in compliance with all applicable state and federal non-discrimination laws. For information, contact the Office of Admissions 585.594.6400.
The material in this publication does not constitute a legal contract between the student and the institution. Rather, it is a set of guidelines which are as recent and accurate as possible at the time of printing. The College reserves the right to make changes at any time without previous notice.