Admission Statistics

Admission Statistics

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.