HomeWellesley College

A+

Rating

Private

Type

2,784

Students

$55,728

Tuition

22%

Acceptance

#43

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Wellesley, MA

106 Central St, Wellesley, MA 02481-8203

Wellesley College is a small private liberal arts college located in Wellesley, MA ranked 43rd in the United States. It has a total of 2,784 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 21.56% acceptance rate. Wellesley College offers 53 different majors and is best known for its French Language and Literature, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, and Japanese Language and Literature programs, which are all nationally ranked 8th. With an annual tuition of $55,728 per year, Wellesley College is extremely expensive. 79.38% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to generate close to $60,800 per year, which is 46% greater than the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$56,052
Above Average

Wellesley College

$56,052

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$75,198

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$25,513

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

22%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Wellesley College

22%

National

69%
Sat

1360 - 1530

72% of students submit

Admissions Yield

44%

ACT

28 - 33

38% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$0

Students

2,784Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

4%

In-state

83%

Female

96%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

2%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
12% Economics, General9% Political Science and Government, General7% Research and Experimental Psychology, Other73% Others

12% Economics, General

9% Political Science and Government, General

7% Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

73% Others

Economics, General

12%

89 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

9%

67 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

7%

50 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

6%

44 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences, General

6%

44 Graduates

English Language and Literature, General

4%

32 Graduates

Mathematics, General

4%

30 Graduates

Neuroscience

4%

28 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors8:18:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

8

Number of Library Books

673,286

Academic Spend per Student

$34,065

Full-time Retention Rate

95%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$44,900/Year

Wellesley College

$44,900

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$44,900

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$60,800

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

79%