Tool December 2017

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Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 66.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 50.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 34.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 58.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 92.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 42.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 49.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 90.00%
ACT score 24-29: 23.00%
ACT score 30-36: 76.00%
ACT score 24+: 99%
Students applied: 4,854
Students admitted: 1,388
Admission rate: 29%
Students per faculty: 7
4-year graduation rate: 86%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 96%
Full-time enrolled men: 0
Full-time enrolled women: 2,212
Part-time enrolled men: 56
Part-time enrolled women: 79
Total enrollment: 2,347

COSTS

Tuition: $50,840
Room and board: $15,836
Est. book expense: $800
Fees: $308
Total cost: $67,784
Cost after need-based aid: $22,606
Cost after non-need-based aid: $67,784
Average debt at graduation: $13,415

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $45,178
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $47,527
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,403
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 60%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 48%