Wells College Overview

Student population

Address170 Main Street
Aurora, NY
School Websitewww.wells.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Distant

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Wells College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Aurora, New York that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,855 students applied to Wells College. Of those students, 1,460 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Wells College was $39,200, in addition to fees of $1,500. 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 Wells College.

Wells College has a 60% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Wells College Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

SAT-
ACT-
GPARecommended
Applicants admitted

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The Wells College acceptance rate is 79%. To put this into perspective, 1,460 of the 1,855 students who applied to Wells College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Wells College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Wells College had an SAT score between the range of 1,010 and 1,230. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Wells College was between 21 and 28 in the last academic year.

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

Wells College Cost

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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 Wells College, the tuition for in-state residents is $39,200. Combined with fees of $1,500, room and board costs of $14,100, other expenses of $800 and the $1,050 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 $40,700 in tuition.

Students at Wells College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Wells College was $5,554 last year, with 63% of students being awarded federal aid. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Wells College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio9:1

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

Wells College has a good gender split, with 64% of undergraduates being female and 36% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New York residents; in fact, 71% of all students reside in New York. However, 27% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Wells College is 9:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Wells College Popular Majors and Programs

BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
PSYCHOLOGY
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

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