Wells College: Ranking & Review

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Top 38%

Wells College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate80%73%83%
Applicants1,6935431,150
Admissions1,350397953
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
RecommendationsRequired
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
In-stateOut-of-state
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

ProgramsBachelor'sTotal
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2323
Psychology1414
Visual and Performing Arts1313
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1212
Social Sciences1111
English Language and Literature & Letters77
Natural Resources and Conservation66
Education55
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services44
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities33
History33
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service33
Physical Sciences22
Mathematics and Statistics22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total110110

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

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

General info

Alternative namesWells
Founded1868
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 population1,000
Phone3153643266
Fax+1 (315) 364 3227

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