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Wells College

Aurora, NY
University Website: www.wells.edu
Apply Online: minerva.wells.edu/admiss-apply-to-wells/
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Wells College is a private coeducational liberal arts college located in Aurora, Cayuga County, New York, on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake. Initially an all-women's institution, Wells became a co-ed college in Fall 2005.

Wells College is located in the Finger Lakes region of New York. It is about a half-hour drive from both Ithaca and Auburn, and an hour and 15 minutes from Syracuse and Rochester. It is part of the Aurora Village-Wells College Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The college has five residence halls, four academic buildings, and an average student body of 550. The student to faculty ratio is 9:1.

The college has cross-enrollment with Cornell University and Ithaca College. It is strengthening its off-campus study programs and creating a business center. Undergraduate students are required to participate in off-campus internships during two of their winter recesses.

The Wells motto is Habere et Dispertire - To Have and To Share.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $31,910.00 avg tuition

170 State Rte 90
Aurora, NY 13026-0500
(315) 364-3266

Apply online Admissions:
www.wells.edu/admissions/index.aspx
Financial Aid:
www.wells.edu/financial-aid/index..

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • 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
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Wells College

Statistics:
Applied 2,010
Admitted 1,264 63%
Enrolled total 137
Full Time: 137
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 470 600
SAT Math 460 570
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 460 560
ACT Composite 20 27
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 20 25
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 69%
4-year graduation rate 52%
6-year graduation rate 59%
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 Neither required nor 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

Wells College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $31,910.00 $31,910.00 $31,910.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,500.00 $1,500.00 $1,500.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,420.00 $1,420.00 $1,420.00
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 $11,440.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $800.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $40.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $800.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $22,062.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 85%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,795.00

Wells College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, Other X

Scholarships for Students in New York

Name Amount Deadline
Grace LeGendre Fellowship for Graduate Study $2,000 February 28, 2017
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Christiansen-Roller-White Founders' Scholarship Up to $5,000 February 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017

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