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Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)

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Wellesley College is ranked 17 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 29 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 74%
Applicants who took ACT 42%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+55%
600-69940%
600+94%

SAT Math Score

700+48%
600-69942%
600+91%

ACT Score

30-3682%
24-2918%
24+100%

Students applied4,667
Students admitted1,418
Admission rate30%

Students per faculty7

4-year graduation rate82%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$46,550
Fees$286
Room and board$14,504
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$62,140

Cost after need-based aid$22,152
Cost after non-need-based aid$62,140

Average debt at graduation$12,956

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$56,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$39,988
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,323

Full-Time

Men0
Women2,177

Part-Time

Men61
Women85

Freshmen retained94%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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