488
Students
Financial aid thermometer
34,750
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
79
79%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,693
Applied
1,350
Accepted
488
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
Early decision plan December 15th January 15th Yes
Other early decision plan December 15th February 1st Yes
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

39,200
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Fees

1,500
Full-time student fees
14,100
Room & board
7,050
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

34,750
Avg. Financial Aid Package
32,620
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,500
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,783
Avg. Loan Aid
19,731
Avg. Grant Aid
29,240
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

488
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.52%
Black or African American 13.32%
White or Caucasian 60.66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.02%
Asian 1.84%
Two or more races 2.25%
Other 7.38%

Gender

Male (36.27%)
Female (63.73%)

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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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

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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

58
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 18
Male - 28
Female - 30