Tool December 2016

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Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 67.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 49.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 43.89%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 49.38%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 93.27%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 44.39%
SAT I Math score 700+: 46.38%
SAT I Math score 600+: 90.77%
ACT score 24-29: 26.30%
ACT score 30-36: 72.66%
ACT score 24+: 98.96%
Students applied: 4,555
Students admitted: 1,380
Admission rate: 30%
Students per faculty: 7
4-year graduation rate: 86.2%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 95%
Full-time enrolled men: 0
Full-time enrolled women: 2,187
Part-time enrolled men: 69
Part-time enrolled women: 99
Total enrollment: 2,355

COSTS

Tuition: $48,510
Room and board: $15,414
Est. book expense: $800
Fees: $292
Total cost: $65,016
Cost after need-based aid: $20,798
Cost after non-need-based aid: $65,016
Average debt at graduation: $12,455

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $44,218
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $59
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,379
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 59%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 49%