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Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
2,534
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Location Wellesley, Massachusetts
Online wellesley.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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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 23 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

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

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 1330/1520
ACT 30/34
GPA 3.86
Applications Accepted
19.5% 
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Very High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$53,408
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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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.