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Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA
University Website: www.wellesley.edu
Apply Online: web.wellesley.edu/web/Admission/Apply
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Coordinates: 42°17′43″N 71°18′24″W / 42.29528°N 71.30667°W / 42.29528; -71.30667

Wellesley College is a private women's liberal-arts college in the town of Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States, west of Boston. A member of the original Seven Sisters Colleges, Wellesley is known for cultivating women as global leaders and for its influential alumnae. Founded in 1870, Wellesley is consistently ranked among the top 10 liberal arts colleges in the United States by multiple ratings groups (for example, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report). In 2011, The Best 376 Colleges named Wellesley’s faculty number one in the country. The College enrolls approximately 2,400 students from all 50 states and 75 countries.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $40,410.00 avg tuition

106 Central St
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203
(781) 283-1000

Apply online Admissions:
web.wellesley.edu/web/Admission
Financial Aid:
web.wellesley.edu/web/Dept/SFS

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Wellesley College

Statistics:
Applied 4,439
Admitted 1,362 31%
Enrolled total 574
Full Time: 574
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 650 740
SAT Math 640 750
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 660 750
ACT Composite 29 32
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 96%
4-year graduation rate 82%
6-year graduation rate 90%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Wellesley College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $40,410.00 $40,410.00 $40,410.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $250.00 $250.00 $250.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,263.00 $1,263.00 $1,263.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $12,590.00 $1,800.00 $3,050.00
Other Expenses $1,250.00 $1,250.00 $3,050.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $800.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 67%
Percent receiving grant aid 60%
Avg amount of grant aid $35,600.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 34%
Avg amount of student loan aid $3,259.00

Wellesley College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
East Asian Studies X
French Studies X
Italian Studies X
Latin American Studies X
Near and Middle Eastern Studies X
Russian Studies X
South Asian Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Neuroscience X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Chinese Language and Literature X
Comparative Literature X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Japanese Language and Literature X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Ancient Studies/Civilization X
Medieval and Renaissance Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astrophysics X
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics X
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X

Wellesley College Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Beinecke Scholarship Program $34,000 February 17, 2017
IES Merit-Based Scholarship for Under-Represented Students Up to $5,000 April 01, 2017
Luce Scholars Program Varies November 01, 2016

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