Outcomes

Enhanced by the resources and accessibility of the Center for Work and Service, Wellesley empowers students and graduates to translate the liberal arts into action. 

Check out Wellesley's Center for Work and Service (CWS) as well as the following 2011-12 statistics:

OVERALL STATISTICS -  recent Wellesley graduates

55%

of Wellesley’s job-seeking seniors had jobs or job offers by graduation (national average is 44%). The number of graduates employed increases significantly within one year of graduation.

71%

of Wellesley undergraduates and alumnae who applied to medical school in 2011 were accepted, significantly more than the national rate of 46%. Source: Association of American Medical Colleges 

83%

of Wellesley students and alumnae applying to law school admission were accepted, compared to the national rate of 71%. Source: Law School Admission Council

73%

of the Class of 2012 who applied to graduate or professional school were accepted at their first-choice institution.

84%

of Wellesley graduates will get an additional or advanced degree within 10 years of graduation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

41

 

Number of students (26 from the Class of 2012) and alumnae who won national fellowships an scholarships in 2011-12. (See awards below)

10

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

6

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowships

4

Fulbright Fellowships to travel to Vietnam, Korea, India, France

1+

In addition: Chinese Government Scholarship, Kathryn Wasserman Davis 100 Projects for Peace Award, Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program, French Government Teaching Assistantship, Benjamin A. Gillman International Scholarship, Spanish Government Language and Culture Assistantship, Harry S. Truman Scholarship, U.S. English Teaching Assistantship to Austria, Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship

15

Wellesley College Graduate Fellowships

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 STATISTICS FOR GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS

73%

Percent of the Class of 2012 who applied to graduate or professional school were accepted to their first-choice institution

71%

Percent of Wellesley undergraduates and alumnae who applied to medical school in 2011 were accepted, significantly more than the national rate of 46%. Source: Association of American Medical Colleges

83%

of Wellesley students and alumnae applying to law school admission were accepted, compared to the national rate of 71%. Source: Law School Admission Council

84%

of Wellesley graduates will get an additional or advanced degree within 10 years of graduation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 TOP GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
The follow are the top US and international graduate/professional schools by attendance from graduates of the Class of 2012.

US Graduate Schools

Columbia Harvard MIT
Boston University Georgetown Stanford 

International Graduate Schools

University College London Trinity College Dublin University of Vienna
London School of Economics University of Oxford Yonsei Graduate School of International Studies (Seoul, Korea)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 distribution of graduate degrees
Distribution of graduate degrees for students entering graduate or professional schools in the fall of 2012

63%

63% Master's Degree

22%

22% Ph.D.

7%

7% Law Degree

7%

7% Medical Degree

1%

1% Other degree or certification

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

top employers of recent graduates
Google Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Cancer Center
McKinsey
Teach for America J.P. Morgan Chase Brookings Institute
Bank of America Capital One MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Analysis Group Wellesley College  
Note: More than 80 companies recruited on campus in 2011-12.

 

Admission Report

View or print the 2013 Wellesley College Admission Report (pdf).

 

 

 

 

Admission Staff Directory 
with states/regions Wellesley admission counselors will visit this fall

 

 


Wellesley on the Road this fall
fall admission and alumnae events