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Wellesley College is a Private not-for-profit school located in Wellesley, MA. Wellesley College has a total enrollment of 2,510 with a graduation rate of 93% and a student/faculty ratio of 7:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Wellesley College SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Wellesley College.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPrivate not-for-profit
Avg. price for students receiving grants$22,138
Avg. price for students living on campus$65,966
Avg. price for students living off campus$52,652


Total applicants4,623
Total admissions1,380
Admission rate30%
Application fee$0
Average staff salary$105,408

25th percentile score

SAT math650
SAT reading640
SAT writing650
ACT composite27

75th percentile score

SAT math750
SAT reading740
SAT writing750
ACT composite33

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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