At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1870
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $48,802
  • Selectivity
  • More Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • None
Location and setting

Suburban

Wellesley, MA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

1-Nov

Early App Deadline

January 15

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 29%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 12%
  • Application Fee
  • $0
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

N/A

Top half of HS class

N/A

Top quarter of HS class

78%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 660-750
  • Math
  • 650-750
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 30-33
  • English
  • 31-35
  • Math
  • 28-33
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

More Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 28%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 12%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 2,482

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$48,802

Tuition and fees (in state)

$800

books and supplies

$15,114

room and board

$64,716

Total on campus
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
  • $110 & UP
  • $42,274
Financial aid

66%

Receiving Financial Aid

20%

Receiving Federal Grants

21%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: January 15

Student Life

Student Body

2,482

Total undergrad enrollment

N/A

Total grad students

73%

Out-of-state

10%

In-state

17%

International
Students

  • 98%

    FEMALE

  • 2

    MALE
Organizations

170

Student Organizations

0

Fraternities

0

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

88%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 21%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 5%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 11%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 36%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

7:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

350

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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