Wellesley College, , Wellesley, Massachusetts

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Wellesley College

Company Name: Wellesley College
State: Massachusetts
County: Norfolk
City/town: Wellesley
Post: 02482
Phone: (781)283-1000
Fax: unknown
Email: unknown
FICE code: 002224
OPE ID code: 222400
Date Approved: 2003-01-14
Web site: www.wellesley.edu
Status: Active

Review: Wellesley College is a private, highly selective women's liberal arts college located in Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States. Its 500-acre (200 ha) campus is located approximately 12 miles (19 km) west of Boston. Boston lawyer and lay preacher Henry Fowle Durant and his wife Pauline Fowle Durant founded the college in 1870 and enrollment began in 1875. Wellesley is one of the original Seven Sisters Colleges. After the destruction of the central College Hall in 1914, the college adopted a master plan developed by Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., Arthur Shurcliff, and Ralph Adams Cram in 1921 and expanded into several new buildings. The campus hosted a Naval Reserve Officer training program during the second World War and began to revise its curriculum significantly after the war and through the late 1960s.Wellesley enrolls approximately 2,400 women in fifty-six baccalaureate degree programs. The college also offers research collaborations and cross-registration programs with other Boston-area institutions such as Babson College, Olin College, MIT, and Brandeis University. Wellesley students have a number of traditions and also participate in 13 varsity sports in the NCAA Division III's New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference.

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Wellesley College, Complete Academic Data

Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above
Carnegie Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Student to Faculty Ratio: 8:1
Total Student Population (Graduate + Undergraduate): 2,324
Undergraduate Population: 2,324
Percent Admitted: 35.0%
SAT Composite Range: 1270-1480
Enrollment by Gender, Male: 2%
Enrollment by Gender, Femail: 98%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 25.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Black or African American: 6.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Hispanic/Latino: 7.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, White: 41.0%
Attendance Status, Full-Time: 94.1%
Attendance Status, Part-Time: 5.9%

Wellesley College, Complete Tuition Data

In-State Tuition: $39,666
Out of State Tuition: $39,666
Books and Supplies: $800
Total Annual Cost: $54,000

Wellesley College, Complete Financial Aid Data

Percent of Student Receiving Any Financial Aid: 66.0%
Percent of Student Receiving Any Grants: 56.0%
Total Grant Aid Received by Student Body: $42,347,581
Undergraduate Application Fee: $50

Wellesley College, Complete Student Life Data

Calendar System: Semester
Campus Housing Offered: Yes

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