How much does Wellesley College cost?

Wellesley College Cost of Attendance
In-state $51,148
Out-of-state $51,148
On-Campus Room and Board $15,836
Off-Campus Room and Board $2,050
Average Annual Cost $20,013
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Wellesley College Financial Aid and Debt

86%

Students paying down their debt

$8,900

Typical Total Student Debt

$92

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 66% $40,468
Federal Grants 20% $5,560
Pell grants 20% $4,401
Other federal grants 11% $1,962
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 2% $2,129
Institutional grants or scholarships 57% $41,284
Student loan aid 32% $4,632
Federal student loans 21% $3,597
Other student loans 14% $5,504

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Attend a summer program 136 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 155 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 145 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 265 Up to $1,120
Take a challenging class 291 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 196 Up to $750
Visit a college campus 270 Up to $6,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Wellesley College Admissions

What is Wellesley College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 29%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 66% of applicants
SAT Reading 660-750
SAT Math 650-750
SAT Writing 650-750
ACT Submissions 50% of applicants
Composite Score 30-33

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Wellesley College Campus Life

7:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

47

Forbes Ranking

83%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

91%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2688
Living on campus
Transfer Students 13%
Under Age 25 99%
Gender Balance
Women
96%
Men
4%

Student Diversity

83%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
34.15%
Unknown
30.51%
Asian
19.98%
Hispanic or Latino
10.23%
Black or African American
5.06%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.00%

Wellesley College Graduation Success

96%

First Year Student Retention

83%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$60,100

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Wellesley College

Address

106 Central St
Wellesley, MA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Large Suburb
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