Pre-College Residential Program at Wellesley

Registration Opens January 5, 2015

Program Dates: June 28-July 24, 2015

Rising high school juniors and seniors have the opportunity to live on campus and take two courses at Wellesley College during the summer, enjoying academic, social, and intellectual opportunities that cannot be found in a high school classroom. For four weeks, be a member of the Wellesley community, taking courses with college students while earning full college credit. Students will take two intensive academic courses; one specific writing course and one 100 level course of their choosing from the Pre-College Course Listing. 

Highlights of Wellesley's Pre-College Residential Program

  • Open to rising High School Juniors and Seniors in good academic standing.

  • Receive full college credit

  • Experience college student life by living on campus


General Information           


See Tuition, Fees and Payment schedule in "Tuition & Fees" Section 

Financial Aid: Wellesley College does not offer financial aid to Pre-College students.

Housing and Meals:  Students are required to live on-campus during this program. Full service meal plan is included.

Identification Card: Students will be issued an ID card, also called a one-card, at orientation.  The one card is used to access campus facilities including residence halls, academic buildings, and the library.

International Students: International students who have a current student visa to study in the United States and an I-20 from their current institution, are eligible to apply.  Please note:  Wellesley College does not issue the I-20.

Transferring Credit to Other Institutions: Visiting students in good standing will be issued official Wellesley College transcripts after Summer Session grades are posted. Since each educational institution has its own credit transfer policy, pre-college students should contact their own schools about transferring credits.

Students with Disabilities: Wellesley College is committed to making its educational programs and facilities accessible to people with disabilities. Students with a documented disability that requires accommodation should notify

Jim Wice, Director of Disability Services, Clapp Library 316,  781.283.2434 jwice@wellesley.edu as soon as possible. All supporting documentation should be submitted no later than May 22, 2015.