About Wellesley College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Wellesley College cost?

Wellesley College Cost of Attendance
In-state $48,802
Out-of-state $48,802
On-Campus Room and Board $15,114
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

87%

Students paying down their debt

$9,000

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

Wellesley College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

Over 500,000 high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 106 Up to $4,000
Do community service 236 Up to $75
Take a challenging class 262 Up to $3,000
Take a foreign language class 141 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 108 Up to $4,500
Have perfect attendance for a year 178 Up to $750
Play a sport 127 Up to $600
Visit a college campus 241 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 234 Up to $1,000

*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

32

Forbes Ranking

83%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

91%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2644
Living on campus
Transfer Students 18%
Under Age 25 99%
Gender Balance
Men
5%
Women
95%

Student Diversity

82%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
36.08%
Unknown
28.37%
Asian
20.46%
Hispanic or Latino
9.98%
Black or African American
4.99%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.11%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.00%

Wellesley College Graduation Success

95%

First Year Student Retention

83%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$56,500

Average Salary After Graduation

About Wellesley College

Address

106 Central St
Wellesley, MA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Large Suburb
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify