Wellesley College Admission Report
for Guidance Counselors (Fall 2013)
Wellesley welcomes the Class of 2017
Wellesley welcomed 595 members to the Class of 2017. Jennifer C. Desjarlais, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, reports, “The Class of 2017 represents 27 nations of high school, including places as varied as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Malaysia, and Tanzania, as well as 43 states. They bring wide-ranging and eclectic interests, a multitude of academic and extracurricular talents, and a diversity of perspectives.” See also Admission Statistics and Student Demographics, as well as complete statistics for the Class of 2017 in the Admission Report.
Introducing Wellesley's new (and simple!) Quick College Cost Estimator
Try out Wellesley's myIntuition, Wellesley's Quick College Cost Estimator, see how easy it is to use, and assist students in navigating the start of their college admission and financial aid exploration. Wellesley may be more affordable than you think. See also Wellesley is Affordable and four Sample Aid Awards.
Watch video: First Day—The start of something big
Parents and students arrive for the first day at Wellesley. See how parents and students react to this momentous day. Read more about the first-year experience at Wellesley, and how Wellesley supports each student through this milestone year. Watch other videos on our playlist; encourage your students to learn about life as a Wellesley student.
News from Wellesley
Read about Mars Rover data, Wintersession in Morocco, synthetic biology research, hyper-active Italian lab, fossils, bicycles, and more in a sampling of News Stories from 2012-2013, including students, faculty, and alumnae in the news. For current news, see Wellesley News Highlights.
Excellent Outcomes from the Liberal Arts at Wellesley
“Complex modern problems require not just leadership, but the ability to collaborate and navigate through multiple interests and viewpoints. There is no better foundation than a Wellesley education for integrating knowledge across disciplines without losing sight of the human dimension.” – H. Kim Bottomly, President of the College
See Wellesley Outcomes and After Wellesley.