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 $20,189
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $8,204
$30,000-$48,000 $9,948
$48,000-$75,000 $12,150
$75,000-$110,000 $22,080
Over $110,000 $43,484

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% $42,930
Federal Grants 19% $5,418
Pell grants 19% $4,427
Other federal grants 9% $1,955
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 2% $1,161
Institutional grants or scholarships 57% $44,032
Student loan aid 34% $4,497
Federal student loans 25% $4,474
Other student loans 13% $7,165

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 163 Up to $5,000
Take a challenging class 300 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 207 Up to $750
Play a sport 150 Up to $1,500
Visit a college campus 279 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 141 Up to $6,000
Do community service 277 Up to $75
Have work experience 163 Up to $10,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Wellesley College Admissions

What is Wellesley College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 22%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 52% of applicants
SAT Reading 690-760
SAT Math 670-770
SAT Writing 650-750
ACT Submissions 61% of applicants
Composite Score 30-33

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Wellesley College Campus Life

7:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

47

Forbes Ranking

81%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

89%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2688
Living on campus
Transfer Students 15%
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

95%

First Year Student Retention

81%

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
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify