Fast Facts

Behold! Just the facts.

  • 2,300 women
  • 50 states represented
  • 83 countries of birth
  • 40 percent students of color
  • 7:1 student to faculty ratio
  • 98 percent of tenured faculty hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field
  • 1,000+ courses
  • 54+ majors
  • 50 percent of juniors study abroad
  • 75 percent of students participate in an internship
  • 10,000 objects in the Davis Museum
  • 14 Division III athletic teams
  • 160 student-run organizations
  • 250,000 college students in Boston and Cambridge
  • 100 percent of demonstrated financial need met
  • 58 percent of students receive aid
  • 10 active alumnae on the "W" network for every student on campus
  • 500 acres
  • 1 lake

Sailing Team

Outing Club

Ice Hockey

Ballroom Dancing

Ultimate Frisbee

Equestrian Club

Wellesley College Quidditch

Wellesley Wushu

Water Polo Club


Wellesley News


The Wellesley Review

GenerAsians Magazine

WZLY 91.5 FM

Wellesley College TV

The Wellesley Globalist

WC Democrats


WC Republicans

Peace Coalition

Active Minds of Wellesley

Amnesty International

Wellesley College Blue Cancer Society

Wellesley Asian Alliance

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Wellesley Women for Public Health

International Relations Council

Advocates for North Korean Human Rights (ANKHR)

Wellesley Asian Alliance (WAA)




Team Impact

Wellesley for UNICEF

Japan Club


Russian Club

Canadian Club

Wellesley Association for South Asian Cultures

Wellesley African Students Association

Asian Student Union

Chinese Students' Association

Club Filipina

Taiwanese Cultural Organization

Taiwanese Cultural Organization

German Club



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Women for Caribbean Development

Korean Students Association


Slater International Student Organization

Hui O Hawai‘i

Wellesley Arab Women Association

Punch's Alley

Shakespeare Society

Zeta Alpha

Phi Sigma

Cafe Hoop

Tau Zeta Epsilon

SCOOP, The Sustainability Co-op


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