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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
2.86% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
1,175 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
99% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
87 Graduates


The median tuition at Wells College is $37,030, which is $4,820 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,209.

In 2016, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 89% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Wells College received 1,175 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 47.2% annual decline. Out of those 1,175 applicants, 1,086 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.4% acceptance rate.

There were 510 students enrolled at Wells College in 2016, and 85% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wells College has an overall enrollment yield of 12.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Wells College has a total enrollment of 510 students. The full-time enrollment at Wells College is 508 students and the part-time enrollment is 2. This means that 99% of students enrolled at Wells College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wells College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.2% White, 13.1% Black or African American, 12.7% Hispanic or Latino, 1.57% Asian, 0.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% Two or More Races, and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wells College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (43.7%), followed by White Male (18.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.24%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 49 more women than men graduated from Wells College. The majority of students graduating from Wells College are White. These 106 graduates mean that there were 8.83 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 12 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Wells College is General Psychology with 29 graduates, followed by General Biological Sciences with 10 graduates and Sociology & Anthropology with 10 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Wells College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Natural Resources & Conservation, with 8 graduates, followed by English with 16 graduates and History with 8 graduates.


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Wells College has an endowment valued at nearly $34M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-621,324 (-1.83%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Wells College had a total expenditure of $21.9M. Of that $21.9M, they spent $6.93M on salaries and $1.66M on benefits.

Wells College employs 16 Professors, 10 Assistant professors, and 8 Associate professors. Most academics at Wells College are Female Professors (8), Male Professors (8), and Female Assistant professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wells College are: Service, with 25 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 22 employees, and Management with 21 employees.



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