Admissions Information

Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Admission Informationwww.wellesley.edu/admission
Online Applicationwww.wellesley.edu/admission/apply
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 21.56% and the yield is 44.38%. 0 men and 6,395 women applied to Wellesley College and 0 men and 1,379 women students were accepted. Among them, 0 men and 612 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants6,39506,395
Admitted1,37901,379
Enrolled6120612
Acceptance Rate 21.56%-21.56%
Yield 44.38%-44.38%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 442 students (72% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 235 students (38%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 750 and the 25th percentile is 680. The SAT Math score is 780 (75th) and 680 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 34 (75th percentile) and 31 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing680750
SAT Math680780
ACT Composite3134
ACT Math2833
ACT English3335
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Wellesley College are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,203, ACT: 73 - Private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Wellesley College.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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