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Graduation Statistics

91%

graduate within six years
  • 91% within eight years
  • 0% within four years
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727 Graduates
Wellesley College offers bachelors degrees.
Bachelor's

Faculty Overview

608 Faculty
Full Time
  • 334 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service
Part Time
  • 274 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service

Study Options

Study Abroad Opportunities

This college has programs to study and gain cultural experiences in countries around the world.

Teacher Certification Offered

This college offers teacher certification.

ROTC - Army

Get leadership training and money for tuition.

ROTC - Air Force

Develop valuable leadership skills and earn scholarships that cover tuition, books and extra expenses.

Reviews Academic Rigor
  • Christine from Salt Lake City, UT
  • 5
  • Wellesley is an excellent liberal arts school because, in a nutshell, they teach you how to figure the world out for yourself. They have excellence in everything: faculty, location, students,…

  • Jul-19-2009 Read More

Programs & Majors

Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

Architecture and Related Services Bachelor
Architecture 13
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies Bachelor
African-American/Black Studies 4
American/United States Studies/Civilization 11
East Asian Studies 11
French Studies 1
German Studies 2
Italian Studies 4
Latin American Studies 5
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 4
Russian Studies 3
South Asian Studies 4
Women's Studies 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor
Biochemistry 13
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 33
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Bachelor
Computer and Information Sciences, General 9
English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor
English Language and Literature, General 51
Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature 1
Chinese Language and Literature 3
Comparative Literature 2
French Language and Literature 42
German Language and Literature 1
Japanese Language and Literature 8
Latin Language and Literature 2
Russian Language and Literature 3
Spanish Language and Literature 20
History Bachelor
History, General 17
Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor
Mathematics, General 20
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor
Ancient Studies/Civilization 7
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 2
Neuroscience 37
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 16
Natural Resources and Conservation Bachelor
Environmental Studies 12
Philosophy and Religious Studies Bachelor
Jewish/Judaic Studies 3
Philosophy 10
Religion/Religious Studies 7
Physical Sciences Bachelor
Astronomy 3
Astrophysics 1
Atomic/Molecular Physics 1
Chemistry, General 11
Geology/Earth Science, General 6
Physics, General 5
Psychology Bachelor
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics 9
Psychology, General 49
Social Sciences Bachelor
Anthropology 8
Archeology -
Economics, General 85
International Relations and Affairs 22
Political Science and Government, General 58
Sociology 18
Urban Studies/Affairs 2
Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 22
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 6
Film/Cinema Studies 8
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other 6
Fine/Studio Arts, General 6
Music, General 6