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Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts

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Wellesley College

Private 4 Year

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About Wellesley College

Wellesley College is a private women's liberal arts college located west of Boston in the town of Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States. Founded in 1870 by Henry and Pauline Durant, it is a member of the original Seven Sisters Colleges. Wellesley is home to 56 departmental and interdepartmental majors spanning the liberal arts, as well as over 150 student clubs and organizations. The college is also known for allowing its students to cross-register at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brandeis University, Babson College and Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering. Wellesley athletes compete in the NCAA Division III New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference.

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Location

Located in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

106 Central St, Wellesley, MA, 02481-8203, Norfolk County

Wellesley College Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#305 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Massachusetts

#17 of 173

Best Women's Colleges in America

#2 of 46

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Wellesley College is Social Sciences followed by Biomedical, Cultural/Group Studies, Computer Sciences and Languages & Linguistics.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Wellesley College within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni