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Wells College
  • 4 Year
  • AURORA, NY

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Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade C minus

About

170 MAIN STREET
AURORA, NY 13026
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
North Eastern Athletic Conference
From Wells College

Choose a college where you can explore diverse interests in a safe and supportive environment. A Wells education in the liberal arts and sciences will help your bright future thrive. Our students are well-rounded global citizens who are as in tune with their local communities as they are with the world. Learn in graduate-style seminars, conduct research alongside faculty mentors, and participate in professional internships and hands-on learning in the real world.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
May 1
Acceptance Rate
83%
SAT Range
950-1240
ACT Range
18-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Recommended
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,951 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$34,448 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 25 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 33 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 33 responses

Majors

Business and Entrepreneurship

Prepare for a career in business in a hands-on bachelor's degree program that offers valuable learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom. At Wells, you will have opportunities to work with area businesses to solve real-world business challenges and even design your own business.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
414 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
41%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Individual
    86%
  • One group = one mind
    7%
  • Outgoing
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
90%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 31 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 37 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Unique
    43%
  • Homey
    33%
  • Different
    5%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Tragic irony
    5%
  • Underrated
    5%
  • Yuck
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
64%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 14 responses

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