The school is known for being an extremely selective school. They receive 4,854 applications every admission cycle. With regards to the acceptance rate, it tends to be around 29 percent which equates to about 1,390 students being accepted to the institution. However, when the year starts, about 590 students will choose Wellesley College as their school of choice. This is a women’s school wherein, of the first-year students enrolled, 100% chose Wellesley College after receiving the letter of acceptance.

The undergraduate application fee imposes by Wellesley College is $0. To submit your application to Wellesley College, you will need to file these documents: ACT/SAT scores, Recommendations, and a Secondary school record. It is also recommended that applicants have the completion of college-preparatory program, Formal demonstration of competencies, Secondary school GPA, and Secondary school rank. Prospective students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Wellesley College when filling out the application. Most often, an ACT score of 29 - 33 or a 1,350 - 1,500 SAT score is the range that students have greater chances to be accepted. This school also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2016 Admissions Cycle
Applications
4,854
Male 0
Female 4,854

 

Acceptance
1,388
Male
Female 1,388

 

Enrollment Total
590
Male
Female 590


Acceptance Rate
28.6%
Male
0%
Female
28.6%

 

Yield
42.5%
Male
Female
42.5%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$0


Graduate

Unknown



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Recommendations
    Secondary school record


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Formal demonstration of competencies
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school rank