The Class of 2018 Admission Statistics (as of 4/1/14)
- Wellesley received 4,710 applications for admission.
- We admitted approximately 28% of those who applied. This is the most selective rate in over 30 years.
- The average SAT scores are:
- Critical Reading: 717
- Math: 705
- Writing: 721
- The average ACT score is 32.
- 63% of students attend public school, 34% attend private/independent school, and 3% parochial school.
- Students hail from 48 states and the District of Columbia.
- Students represent 50 nations of citizenship, including the United States.
- 48% are students of color.
- 10% have alumnae relatives.