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Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
2,534
Wellesley College overview
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 6,395 prospective students applied, and 1,379 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 612 enrolled in the school.  2,391 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 143 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $55,728 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
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 1360/1530
ACT 31/34
GPA 3.86
Applications Accepted
21.6% 
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Very High
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$55,728
Costs for Wellesley College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$324
Room and Board $17,096
Budget for Other Expenses$1,250
Total One Year Cost$75,198

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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.

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