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Welcome to the application process!

We hope you'll find it an enjoyable educational journey in its own right.

We expect that your application and supporting credentials will convey to us your academic abilities and intellectual accomplishments, as well as your personal achievements and aspirations. In short, to apply, you must complete the Common Application. It's free to apply online!

Questions? Check out our frequently asked questions. If you need more information, call us at 781.283.2270 or email us at at any time.

The bottom line is that we are interested in discovering who you are and how you think, and in assisting you through this process.


Tip #1

Get organized. Chart admission and financial aid deadlines; leave space for your deadline date and completion date, based on your decision plan.

Tip #2

Read the instructions for Wellesley's requirements and the Common Application thoroughly before completing your application. Relax and don't worry; be yourself in your application.

Tip #3

Apply for financial aid at the same time you are applying for admission; submit the financial aid application by the stated deadline for your chosen decision plan.

Tip #4

If you plan to submit an art or music supplement, check these deadlines too, as they tend to be earlier than application deadlines. Please include an art or music resume with your supplement.