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Wellesley College

106 Central St,
Wellesley, Massachusetts – 02481-8203 
Phone: 
(781)283-1000

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

16%

Admissions Yield

49%

Applicants Total

7,663

Admissions Total

1,240

ENROLLMENT

Wellesley College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,461 and a student faculty ratio of 8:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
669
Total Enrollment
2,461
Undergraduate Enrollment
2,461
Graduate Enrollment
0
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
97
Student-to-faculty Ratio
8
Enrolled Total
606

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Wellesley College is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $0
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $60,752
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $81,090
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $81,090

ACT Requirements​

23%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

31%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

34%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Wellesley College scored between a 1400 – 1540 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1470. Roughly 36% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
36%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
710
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
760
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
690
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
780

Admissions Criteria

The Wellesley College evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Recommended
Secondary school rank
Recommended
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Recommended

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
8%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
14%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
34%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
21%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

66% of students at Wellesley College are awarded financial aid with an average package of $55,483. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

66%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$55,483

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$21,862

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Wellesley College has an average graduation rate of 84% within 4 years and 92% within 6 years. At Wellesley College, 579 students earn a bachelors, 0 receive a master’s, and 0 receive their doctorate.

Roughly n/a% of the student body are from foreign countries,n/a% in-state, and n/a% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
n/a%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
n/a%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
n/a%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
579
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
0
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
0
Graduation rate, total cohort
92
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
84
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
92