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For a quick overview of Wellesley, visit the Wellesley 100, which shares 100 marvelous things about Wellesley, set within a magical interactive online world; or the video playlist, a series of noble but incomplete attempts to capture the immensity of all that is Wellesley. Or read our student blogs.

After that, come on back. You can go a lot of places from here. Read about visitingcost & financial aid, or just apply already!  Gaze upon our quick facts, learn about our unique first-year experience, or contact us, which we would like very much. Start anywhere; bring snacks; travel well.

Important SAT update for applicants:

We’re aware that if you were registered for the Jan 24 SAT at one of these test centers ( that your exam has been rescheduled for Feb 7 due to inclement weather.

Please be sure on the day of the rescheduled test to designate Wellesley College as a recipient of your scores to prevent further delay. Wellesley's college ID# is 3597.
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Finance publisher Kiplinger named Wellesley #1 in Massachusetts and #3 nationally in its ranking of "Best College Values." They ranked 100 schools, considering factors including lowest sticker price, need-based aid (grants, but not loans), low average debt, and low number of students who borrow. See article.
First-Year Decision Plans and Deadlines
Early Evaluation Deadline: January 1
Regular Decison Deadline: January 15 
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This new policy will further enable first-year students to make a strong start in their intellectual journey at Wellesley.













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