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Welcome to the Wellesley application process! 
Apply through the Common Application.

(It's free, so why not?)

We are interested in who you are and how you think, and in assisting you through this process.

We hope you'll find the college application process to be 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 ApplicationIt's free to apply! We want everyone, regardless of ability to pay, to feel they can apply. 

Click on the appropriate applicant category below for instructions.

Applicant categories
First Year Transfer
International  Davis Degree Program
QuestBridge_____________ Postbaccalaureate Program


Questions? See our FAQs

General & application process FAQ Transfer Candidates FAQ
International Candidates FAQ Davis Degree Program FAQ
QuestBridge Candidate FAQ _______________________________
If you need more information, email us at or call us at 781.283.2270. 





"Wellesley is interested in candidates who are intellectually curious, who think critically, who ask questions, and who grapple with the answers.”
—Jennifer C. Desjarlais, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

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