Wells College: Ranking & Review

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Aurora Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1801 6356
Top 38%

Wells College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate80%73%83%
Enrolled undergraduates1374988
Enrolled total (including graduate students)488177311

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Secondary school GPAConsidered but not required
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Wells College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $55,180 $55,180
Off-campus $55,950 $55,950
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,730 and other expenses per full academic year.

Wells College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 527 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $38,100 $38,100
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,500 $1,500
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $800 $800

Programs and Degrees

Biological and Biomedical Sciences 23 23
Psychology 14 14
Visual and Performing Arts 13 13
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12 12
Social Sciences 11 11
English Language and Literature & Letters 7 7
Natural Resources and Conservation 6 6
Education 5 5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 4 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3 3
History 3 3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 3 3
Physical Sciences 2 2
Mathematics and Statistics 2 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Grand Total110110

A total of 110 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Wells College.

Graduation rate47%44%48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%

General info

Alternative namesWells
MottoHabere et dispertire
To have and to share
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff170
Instructional FTE47
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.wells.edu
Address170 Main Street
Aurora, New York, 13026-0500
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Distant
City population0 - 2,500
Fax+1 (315) 364 3227

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