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Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
2,280
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Location Wellesley, Massachusetts
Online wellesley.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
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 6,581 prospective students applied, and 1,343 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 580 enrolled in the school.  2,238 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 42 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $58,120 plus fees of $328. Wellesley is ranked 20 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

10/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
10/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

Wellesley is rated within the top 5% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
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SAT 1350/1520
ACT 31/34
Estimated GPA 3.86
Applications Accepted
20.4% 
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2023
Applicant Competition Very High
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$58,120
Costs for Wellesley College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$328
Room and Board $17,772
Budget for Other Expenses$1,250
Total One Year Cost$78,270

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Outcomes

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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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168218 IPEDS survey data for Wellesley College.

Current students may use the Wellesley College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.