Wellesley College

Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts


Wellesley College

Wellesley College is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution located in Wellesley, Massachusetts. The campus is situated in a large suburb area and is home to 2,519 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into Wellesley College?

Admission into Wellesley College is competitive with an acceptance rate of 22%. Male students have an acceptance rate of - compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 22%.

What SAT score is required for Wellesley College?

The SAT scores of admitted students range from 1360 to 1530.

What ACT score is required for Wellesley College?

The ACT scores of admitted students range from 31 to 34.

How much does it cost to attend Wellesley College?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Wellesley College for an academic year is $56,052. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Including the cost of living of $19,146 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $56,052 to $75,198 for an academic year. 66% of undergraduate students at Wellesley College receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $19,805.

What degrees are offered at Wellesley College?

The degrees offered at Wellesley College include "bachelor's degree".

What are the popular majors at Wellesley College?

The most popular programs/majors at Wellesley College include "Economics", "Political Science and Government"" and "Research and Experimental Psychology".

What is the graduation rate at Wellesley College?

The graduation rate at Wellesley College is 91%.

What is the debt of graduating Wellesley College students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of Wellesley College students is $10,000 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $71,800.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

8

Awards Offered

Bachelor's degree

City

Wellesley

College Type

Private not-for-profit

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Large Suburb

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$52,403

General

Address

106 Central St
Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481-8203

College Website

www.wellesley.edu

Phone

(781) 283-1000

Admissions Website

www.wellesley.edu/admission

Online Application Website

www.wellesley.edu/admission/apply

Admissions

Wellesley College has an acceptance rate of 22%. The acceptance rate of 22% implies that for every 100 students that applied 22 students got accepted. 6,395 students appied to Wellesley College. 22% of the students that applied got accepted, and 44% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

6,395

Acceptance Rate

22%

The SAT composite score at Wellesley College ranged from 1360 to 1530. The ACT composite score at Wellesley College ranged from 31 to 34.

SAT Composite1360 - 1530
ACT Composite31 - 34
Application Fee$0
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Costs to Attend

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Wellesley College for an academic year can be broken down into $55,728 for tuition, $324 for fees, $800 for books and supplies, $17,096 for room and board and $1,250 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

$56,052
Tuition$55,728
Fees$324
Books and supplies$800
Room and board$17,096
Other expenses$1,250
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Students

Wellesley College has 2,519 undergradute students. 2% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 98% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

2,519

Enrollment by gender

2%

2% men

98%

98% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Wellesley College is 91%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 0% compared to 91% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at Wellesley College is 97%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

91%

Graduation Rate by Gender

0%

0% men

91%

91% women

Retention Rate

97%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Wellesley College is $71,800 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $42,800 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $86,600.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$71,800

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$42,800 - $86,600

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

85%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Wellesley College is 88% compared to 12% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

88%

88% percent_working

12%

12% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at Wellesley College include "Economics" with 89 graduates followed by "Political Science and Government" with 67 graduates, "Research and Experimental Psychology" with 59 graduates, "Biology, General" with 44 graduates and "Computer and Information Sciences, General" with 44 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Economics89
Political Science and Government67
Research and Experimental Psychology59
Biology, General44
Computer and Information Sciences, General44

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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