General Information About Wells College
The mission of Wells is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. Through Wells's academic program, residential atmosphere, and community activities, students learn and practice the ideals of the liberal arts. The Wells experience prepares students to appreciate complexity and difference, to embrace new ways of knowing, to be creative, and to respond ethically to the interdependent worlds to which they belong. Committed to excellence in all areas of its reach, Wells College equips students for lifelong learning and for sharing the privileges of education with others.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Rural: Distant
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 1,671 Percent Admitted 67% Men Admitted 57% Women Admitted 72% Full Time Retention Rate 76%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 500 610 Math 480 600 Writing 470 590
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 21 27 English 20 26 Math 20 27 Writing 21 25
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 591 Native American 5 Asian 11 African American 42 Hispanic 28 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 550 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0