Wellesley College

106 Central St

Wellesley MA 02481-8203

19 ratings

About Wellesley College

Founded in 1870, Wellesley College is a Private college. Located in Wellesley, which is a city setting in Massachusetts, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 2,482 full time undergraduate students, and N/A full time graduate students.

Campus Topics

2%
"We're apathetic"
12%
"We know about current events and vote"
53%
"We participate and encourage others to get involved"
32%
"There's nothing we won't protest"
4%
"We save it for the classroom"
9%
"Sometimes, but not often"
32%
"There's usually intelligent conversation to be found"
56%
"All the time, including weekends"
7%
"It's not really our thing"
31%
"Occasinally we gallery crawl"
47%
"There are a variety of opportunities"
15%
"We're a very artistic group"
0%
"I'm always terrified"
0%
"I only go out in groups"
10%
"I usually let someone know where I'm going"
90%
"I feel extremely safe"
74%
"We don't play sports"
0%
"We play recreationally"
24%
"We bought the gear"
2%
"We live for the big game"
0%
"Haven't met them"
3%
"Available in class"
33%
"They keep regular office hours"
65%
"They're always available"
61%
"No greek life, but other groups to join"
35%
"There is some involvement, but not a lot"
4%
"Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity"
0%
"It's everything. If you're not greek, you're a geek"
6%
"We're not into drinking at all"
47%
"Maybe a little, but it's not a big thing"
41%
"We only party on weekends"
6%
"There's some drinking happening every night"
22%
"Never, we're here to learn"
68%
"There might be people who do"
10%
"People are known to partake on weekends"
0%
"There's a huge drug scene"

Admissions Requirements for Wellesley College

Admissions at Wellesley College are considered More Selective, with 28% of all applicants being admitted. In the 2017/2018 school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 12% of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling. N/A of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. N/A were in the top quarter, and 78% were in the top tenth.

The application fee is $N/A and you can apply online.

SAT Range: 1310 - 1500

Reading & Writing 660 - 750
Math 650 - 750
SAT Community Homepage

ACT Range: 30 - 33

English 31 - 35
Math 28 - 33
ACT Community Homepage

Student Body

Students

98%

female

2%

male

2,482

Total Undergrad Enrollment

N/A

Total Grad Students

73%

Out-Of-State

10%

In-State

17%

International

Organizations

170

Student Organizations

N/A

Fraternities

N/A

Sororities

Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

88%

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
21%
% Black or African-American
5%
% Hispanic/Latino
11%
% White or Caucasian
36%

Academics

The Wellesley College Academic calendar runs on a semester basis. In the 2017/2018 school year the student to faculty ratio was 7:1. There are 350 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Wellesley College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Cost

The total cost to attend on campus is $64,716. Let's break that cost down. Room and board will run $15,114 annually. Books and Supplies will cost another $800. And lastly, in state tuition and fees is $48,802. Additional cost elements for out of state students are as follows:

Cost Out of State

$48,802

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

$800

Books and Supplies

$15,114

Room and Board

64,716

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$8,357
$30 - $48K
$9,228
$48 - $75K
$12,581
$75 - $110K
$23,218
$110K & UP
$42,274

Financial Aid

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

66% of students attending Wellesley College receive some sort of financial aid. 20% were awarded federal grants. While 21% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

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