Hone your individuality at Wells College. You are the architect of your own college experience! Bring your financial aid for a semester abroad in Europe, bond with your teammates through DIII athletics, conduct graduate-level research alongside your professors, lead campus student groups and organizations...find a world of possibilities right from our lakeside campus. Your Wells education will prepare and guide you no matter where you go!

Academic Programs

  • Research
  • Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Psychology

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Experiential Learning

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


At Wells, applications are reviewed by people, not algorithms. We know your story is much bigger and more three-dimensional than the numbers on your transcript. When you apply, receive one-on-one admissions counseling and be automatically considered for one of our merit-based scholarships. Not to mention: Applying to Wells is free!

Admission Deadlines for 2022
Early Decision: November 15
Early Action: December 15
Regular Decision: March 1


Next stop: Wells College! Transferring to Wells is easy. Apply for free and receive one-on-one transfer counseling and an automatic transcript credit evaluation, so the road to completing your degree is clear. You can apply as a transfer student if you have accrued the equivalent of one semester (12 credit hours) or more of college credit following secondary school graduation.

Spring Transfer Deadline: January 17

Additional Information

Virtual Tour
See campus right from your phone. Peek inside classrooms, professor's offices, and residence halls. Wells' lakeside campus is located on the eastern banks of Cayuga Lake in New York State's popular Finger Lakes region, and is breathtaking no matter the season.

Financial Aid
Let us help you invest in the education you deserve! Wells College is need-blind and there is no fee to apply. When you apply and submit a completed FAFSA to Wells, you will be automatically considered for a merit-based scholarship and receive a personalized financial aid package that details all the funding options available to you. 

Wells College Quick Facts

Visit us

Wells is a campus you have to see to believe. A current student will serve as your guide and show you around our beautiful lakeside campus. You will also be able to meet an admissions counselor and chat with a professor or coach of a sports team (depending on availability). We work hard to make each campus visit unique and personal to you, so pick a date and call 800-952-9355 to schedule your tour. You may also visit us virtually

I chose Wells because I loved the small size of the school. I also love the teacher-to-student ratio and how personally the professors get to know their students. Wells also has such a beautiful and welcoming campus.

Mackenzie P., 2022
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

170 Main St
Aurora, NY 13026, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 952-9355