Wellesley College

country rank  270
world rank  684

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University Overview

Founded in 1870, Wellesley College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Wellesley (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Wellesley College (WC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) women only higher education institution. Wellesley College (WC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 148 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WC
Founded 1870
Motto Non Ministrari Sed Ministrare
Not to be ministered unto, but to minister
Colours Blue

University Location

Address 106 Central Street
Wellesley (population range: 10,000-49,999)
02481-8203 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (781) 283 1000
F +1 (781) 283 3639

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 106 Central Street
Wellesley 02481-8203
+1 (781) 283 2270

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Wellesley College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1929


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Affiliations

  • 568 Group
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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