Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts


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Wellesley College overview
Location Wellesley, Massachusetts
Online wellesley.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Wellesley College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Wellesley, Massachusetts, Wellesley College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,631 prospective students applied, and 1,296 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 614 enrolled in the school.  2,391 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 143 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $53,408 plus fees of $324. Wellesley is ranked 31 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1330/1520
ACT 30/34
GPA 3.86
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Very High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Wellesley College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$324
Room and Board $16,468
Budget for Other Expenses$1,250
Total One Year Cost$72,250

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$68,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
92% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Wellesley College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 28%
Biology 9%
Ethnic Studies 9%
Foreign Languages 9%
Psychology 8%

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