Wells Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Wells College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Wells? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,395 out of 2,225 applicants or 63% were admitted making Wells a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.


SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Wells College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Wells College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1170
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Wells College?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 885. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1075 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 90 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Wells College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >74%
1075 to 1170 Avg + 63%-74%
980 to 1075 Avg - 50%-63%
885 to 980 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 885 Low <37%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Wells College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Wells College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 25
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Wells?

Admission data indicates that Wells regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. 24 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wells College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Wells College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >74%
23 to 25 Avg + 63%-74%
21 to 23 Avg - 50%-63%
19 to 21 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 19 Low <37%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Wells College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.


Admission Statistics

Wells College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,605 620 2,225
Accepted 1,018 377 1,395
Acceptance Rate 63% 61% 63%
Enrolled 113 55 168
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 15% 12%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wells College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Wells College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Wells College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197230 IPEDS survey data for Wells College.