Wellesley College

Wellesley College

Widely acknowledged as the nation's best women's college and ranked as a top liberal arts and sciences college, Wellesley offers 54 majors to 2,300 women from 50 states and 83 countries. A collaborative academic environment, professors teach 100% of classes with a student-to-teacher ratio of 7:1. Wellesley provides a life-changing experience. A 500 acre campus, Wellesley is 12 miles from Boston with convenient access to the city. Applying to Wellesley is free, with need-blind admission for US Citizens and permanent residents. The College meets 100% of every admitted student's financial need.

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Plan your Customized Visit to Wellesley: Get to know the Wellesley community firsthand through our campus visit activities. These visit opportunities will provide you with excellent insights to discover if Wellesley might be a good fit for you. Your options will vary depending upon the time of year and your year in school.

Affording a Wellesley Education is Possible: We meet 100 percent of our students’ demonstrated financial need. They pay only what they can afford—nothing more. Our average annual scholarship aid award—money that does not need to be repaid—is more than $42,000. Our no-loan and reduced-loan programs mean that our graduates leave Wellesley with some of the lowest debt (in many cases none at all) of any students in the country.

Life After Wellesley: Our alumnae network is a global powerhouse, it’s interconnected, and it's, frankly, awe-inspiring. It’s tens of thousands of women who graduated from Wellesley, know why Wellesley matters and want to support the next generation of women here.

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