Wellesley College

Wellesley Hills, MA

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Wellesley College

Wellesley College

Wellesley College Student Essentials

Wellesley College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Wellesley Blue
Website: www.wellesley.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Most Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 42,082
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 42,082
Retention Rate: 93%
Enrollment: 2,633
Year Established: 1870

About Wellesley College

The Wellesley College in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, offers a high quality liberal arts program exclusively to women who want to make a difference in the world.

To prepare women to make a difference, the school encourages involvement. Student life at the school is rich in activities, clubs and organizations in a broad range of interests from sports to theater and from religion to college government. No matter where your interests lie, there will be opportunities for you.

Boston is also nearby, allowing students to experience the culture and entertainment of the historic city.

The school also provides many jobs, volunteer opportunities, internships and summer offerings to connect your education to the outside world.

Academics include a variety of liberal arts concentrations in areas like Art, Astronomy, Philosophy, Education, Religion and more.

Admissions urge students planning to concentrate in mathematics, premedical studies or natural sciences to have taken elective secondary courses in mathematics and science. Similarly, students planning to focus in literature or language are advised to have taken a foreign language and Latin or Greek.

Additional requirements include ACT/SAT scores, leadership activities, extracurricular activities, class rank, letters of recommendation and a personal essay.

The school awards scholarships based on need to reduce student loan debt. Other financial aid options to eligible students include federal and local grants and student loans.

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Wellesley College Map & Location

Wellesley College
106 Central St
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481


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Getting Around Wellesley College

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Wellesley Hills, MA

Winter
Dec
41
24
Jan
36
18
Feb
40
21
Spring
Mar
48
28
Apr
59
37
May
70
47
Summer
Jun
78
57
Jul
83
62
Aug
81
61
Fall
Sep
73
53
Oct
62
42
Nov
52
33

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,633
Freshman Class 589
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,633

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 10%
  • African American: 7%
  • Caucasian: 48%
  • Asian: 23%
  • Unknown and Other: 11%
Latino 10%
African American 7%
Caucasian 48%
Asian 23%
Unknown and Other 11%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%
Women 100%
Men 0%
International 11%
Domestic 89%

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