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Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA, USA
4.46 Average Rating

Wellesley College is a private liberal arts college and one of the top women’s colleges in the nation. Wellesley is a member of the Seven Sisters Colleges and Three-College Alliance with regional Boston schools, Babson, and Olin Colleges. Wellesley College has a rigorous, “most selective” admissions process and is listed as #3 in National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. The school exercises a need-blind admissions program and eliminates loans to students with need.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Female Only
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 31
Average SAT Composite: 1434

What Students Are Saying

4.46 Average Rating
Wellesley College is a women's liberal arts college which is committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and has passionate students and dedicated professors coming together to create a campus bursting with intellectual stimulation. Students have immensely diverse interests, which cultivates a rich extracurricular environment, with everything from Pre-law Associations to Astronomy Clubs and Quidditch Teams. All of Wellesley College works towards supporting one another in their academic and personal endeavors, and the enthusiasm and compassion of students, professors, and residential life, all come together to make Wellesley College a wonderful place to call home.
Wellesley First-Year
Attending Wellesley was the best decision I have ever made. It is an empowering and inspiring place. It has provided me with opportunities I would have never imagined.
Meagan from Wellesley, MA

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