Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts

Wellesley College Overview

Student population

Address106 Central St
Wellesley, MA
School Websitewww.wellesley.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Wellesley College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Wellesley, Massachusetts that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Wellesley College was $53,408, in addition to fees of $324. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Wellesley College.

Wellesley College has a 92% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Wellesley College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARecommended
Applicants admitted

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The Wellesley College acceptance rate is 20%. To put this into perspective, 1,296 of the 6,631 students who applied to Wellesley College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Wellesley College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Wellesley College had an SAT score between the range of 1,330 and 1,520. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Wellesley College was between 30 and 34 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Wellesley College as part of their application.

Wellesley College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Wellesley College, the tuition for in-state residents is $53,408. Combined with fees of $324, room and board costs of $16,468, other expenses of $1,250 and the $800 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $53,732 in tuition.

Students at Wellesley College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Wellesley College was $5,953 last year, with 21% of students being awarded federal aid.

Wellesley College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio8:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Wellesley College.

Wellesley College has a good gender split, with 98% of undergraduates being female and 2% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 72% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 12% of students come from in-state and 16% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Wellesley College is 8:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Wellesley College Popular Majors and Programs

SOCIAL SCIENCES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
PSYCHOLOGY
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS

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