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Wells College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$53,830 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$39,600 tuition
$13,730 on campus room & board
$500 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2017/2018)

$53,830 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$39,600 tuition
$13,730 on campus room & board
$500 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2017/2018)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$23,598 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
57% get federal aid ($4,944 avg)
58% get state aid ($2,662 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($23,598 avg)
85% get loans ($9,028 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.63% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.63% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $27,963 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,944 57%
Pell Grants $4,476 56%
Other Federal Grants $863 34%
Institution Grant Aid $23,598 100%
State Grant Aid $2,662 58%
Student Loans $9,028 85%
Federal Loans $6,604 84%
Other Loans $10,549 20%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$40,000 - $20,000 Y N N N
- Y N N
$15,000 - $25,000 Y N N
$3,000 Y N N
$20,000 Y N N
- R
$10,000 - $20,000 N Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: August 1
Does Wells College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
170 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026-0500
(315) 364-3266


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Unknown
  • Jan-13-2014 I am a current student here

    The price is too high for quality. It's a $20,000 school, not $50,000

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  • 1
  • Laura
  • Jul-23-2013 I am a current student here

    This school is way overpriced and not worth it since the Internet is broken or slow , the buildings are neglected, courses are unavailable, the dining hall is nasty, and there are too few staff.

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  • 4
  • express16
  • May-08-2013 I am a current student here

    It is a little much, but I believe it is worth it.

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  • 4
  • Jordan from Arlington, TX
  • Apr-30-2013 I am a current student here

    Absoloutely! Though expensive, you can not put a price on memories and in only my first year i have already gathered a plethora of moments that i will never forget.

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  • 1
  • Liz from NY
  • Jan-25-2013 I am a past student here

    My scholarship and financial aid covered everything except four thousand. That was four years ago, tuition has since gone up. I only went to wells because it was cheap for me. I wouldn't recommend this school to anyone in general but especially at it is price now.

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