Wells College Rankings

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In the World#4974 of 14178
In North America#1350 of 2629
In the United States#1273 of 2528
In New York State#118 of 221
In Aurora#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
83%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$21,951 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
419
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
wells.edu

Wells College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate83%81%84%
Applicants1,8486441,204
Admissions1,5375221,015
Freshmen enrolled full time1324686

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
39 or 30%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 950
or below

75% of them
had 1240
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Wells College are 950-1240 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
13 or 10%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Wells College are 18-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White254 (61%)
Hispanic68 (16%)
Black or African American53 (13%)
Two or more races13 (3%)
Nonresident Alien11 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown9 (2%)
Asian8 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.5%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,951/year
Average aid awarded
$34,448
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,229
$30-48K$17,239
$48-75K$20,700
$75-110K$24,512
$110K+$28,337

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$29,400
Tuition in-state$29,400
Tuition out-of-state$29,400
Fee in-district$1,500
Fee in-state$1,500
Fee out-of-state$1,500

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity507
Combined charge for room and board$14,100
Room charge$11,100
Meal charge$3,000

Wells College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Biology & Biological Sciences, General24
Business Administration and Management, General19
Psychology, General19
Creative Writing8
Visual and Performing Arts, Other7
Biochemistry5
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs5
Environmental Science3
Sociology3
Political Science and Government, General2
History, General2
Computer Science2
Chemistry, General2
Criminology2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
English Language and Literature, General1
Spanish Language and Literature1
International Relations and Affairs1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Economics, General1
Grand Total109
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate55%53%57%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%

Publications & Citations

Publications
265
Citations
2,873

Publication count by topic

Economics
33
Psychology
30
Biology
26
Sociology
22
Political science
21
History
20
Chemistry
15
Art
14
Mathematics
13
Medicine
12
Business
12
Philosophy
9
Geography
7
Physics
4
Engineering
4
Computer science
2
Materials science
1
Geology
1
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History194516
Art206410
Sociology2246225
Economics2461282
Philosophy24715
Physics2779313
Psychology2929670
Political science309436
Biology3558789
Geography415325
Business451622
Engineering462531
Medicine4700131
Chemistry4902109
Mathematics532017
Environmental science56481
Computer science63274

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199026
1991211
199216
1993013
199446
1995317
1996114
1997118
1998016
1999125
2000319
2001614
2002227
2003730
2004532
2005329
2006354
2007555
2008477
20098130
20106117
20118153
201225201
20135202
20147186
20153201
20167186
201710200
201820165
20195186
20206195

General info

Alternative namesWells
Founded1868
WikipediaWells College
MottoHabere et dispertire
To have and to share
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff162
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address170 Main Street
Aurora, New York, 13026-0500
United States
City population1,000
Phone3153643264
Fax+1 (315) 364 3227

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