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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 Application. It's free to apply! We want everyone, regardless of ability to pay, to feel they can apply. 

Applicant categories FAQs
First Year General & application process FAQ
Transfer Transfer FAQ
International  International FAQ
Davis Degree Program Davis FAQ
QuestBridge QuestBridge FAQ
Postbaccalaureate Program  
If you need more information, email us at or call us at 781.283.2270. 


Statement of Non-Discrimination: 
Wellesley College does not discriminate in its admission or employment policies and practices on the basis of factors such as race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, color, religion, national origin, disability or veteran status. The College complies with federal and state legislation and regulations regarding non-discrimination. Inquiries should be addressed to the Director of Title Nine/Non-Discrimination Coordinator, Wellesley College, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA.

Clery Act Disclosure Report:  
In accordance with the federal requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, Wellesley College annually reports information about campus crimes and campus security.  An online copy of the report is available at the website of the Wellesley College Campus Police; a paper copy may be obtained by contacting Campus Police at 781-283-2121.