Wellesley Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 11.0% of the student population at Wellesley. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Wellesley Disability Services.
Wellesley for the Military
While not a "service academy", Wellesley does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Wellesley Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Wellesley for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Wellesley College
Wellesley offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Wellesley College
Wellesley has a comparatively small, student body. There were 2,482 undergraduates in 2017. Full-time attendance was 2,347 (94.6%). Part-time attendance was 135 (5.4%).
Wellesley College is Ranked #1,284 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Wellesley is about average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Wellesley #1284 out of 2,238.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Wellesley College Competes in the NCAA
We wanted to tell you about student athletes at Wellesley, but that information was not available.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Wellesley College Athletics