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Wells College

Aurora, NY

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Overview

Wells College is a 4-year institution located in Aurora, NY, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 170 Main Street
Aurora, NY  13026
United States
Contact Phone: 315-364-3266

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, Other Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,693
Applied
1,350
Accepted
357
Enrolled
80%
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Female Admissions

1,150
Females Applied
953
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

543
Males Applied
397
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.14
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st April 1st Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen March 1st Not reported Yes
Early decision plan November 15th January 15th Yes
Other early decision plan March 1st February 1st Yes
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 870
ACT Composite 17 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,950
Private
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Fees

1,500
Full-time student fees
14,800
Room & board
7,400
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

27,359
Avg. Financial Aid Package
29,684
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,910
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,439
Avg. Loan Aid
13,298
Avg. Grant Aid
18,487
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

357
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
22%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.98%
Black or African American 12.36%
White or Caucasian 53.65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.97%
Asian 2.53%
Two or more races 4.49%
Other 6.74%

Gender

Male (33.61%)
Female (66.39%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 95%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Spring Weekend, Fall Semi-Formal and Odd-Even Game/Weekend

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
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Most popular organizations:
Umoja, Prodigy, Red Cross Club, Campus Greens and Programming Board

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

50
Total Faculty
7:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 19
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