Wellesley College

Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts


Admissions

Undergraduate Application Fee

$0

Admissions Website

www.wellesley.edu/admission

Online Application Website

www.wellesley.edu/admission/apply

Admissions Statistics

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%

Applicants by Gender

Male Female
Number of Applicants06,395
Percent Admitted-22%
Percent Admitted who Enrolled-44%

Admissions Considerations

Students applying to Wellesley College are required to submit secondary school record, recommendations and admission test scores (SAT/ACT) for admission. In contrast, applicants are recommended (but not required) to submit secondary school GPA, secondary school rank and completion of college-preparatory program for admission.

What matters for admission

Open admission policyNo
Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered but not required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)Required

SAT Scores

72% of the enrolled students at Wellesley College submitted SAT scores. The estimated average SAT composite score for Wellesley College is 1440. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted SAT scores to Wellesley College, 50% have SAT composite scores ranging from 1360 to 1530. 25% of enrolled students have SAT composite scores below 1360 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have SAT composite scores above 1530.

SAT Composite Range

1360 - 1530

Students Submitting SAT

72%

The SAT reading score at Wellesley College ranged from 680 to 750. The SAT math score at Wellesley College ranged from 680 to 780.

SAT Reading Range680 - 750
SAT Math Range680 - 780

SAT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of SAT scores of the enrolled students.

ACT Scores

38% of the enrolled students at Wellesley College submitted ACT scores. The estimated average ACT composite score for Wellesley College is 32. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted ACT scores to Wellesley College, 50% have ACT composite scores ranging from 31 to 34. 25% of enrolled students have ACT composite scores below 31 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have ACT composite scores above 34.

ACT Composite Range

31 - 34

Students Submitting ACT

38%

The ACT english score at Wellesley College ranged from 33 to 35. The ACT math score at Wellesley College ranged from 28 to 33.

ACT English Range33 - 35
ACT Math Range28 - 33

ACT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of ACT scores of the enrolled students.

Credits Accepted

Credit TypeAccepted
Dual CreditYes
Credit for Life ExperiencesNo
Advanced Placement (AP) CreditsYes