Wells College: Review & Facts

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Wells College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 555 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1868 and is the only institution located in Aurora, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
28
Fair
Wells College will give you the option to earn a bachelor's degree.

Wells College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 28 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Sociology and Anthropology, Psychology, General Studies, and Chemistry. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
77%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Wells College is fair at 77% (close to New York average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Wells College is below average: 59%. Approximately 5% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Wells College is good - 9:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$37,500
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, about $36,000 annually. The additional fees at Wells College beyond tuition are nearly $1,500, which makes it a total of $37,500 per year.

Read the details about Wells College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 2,225 applications were submitted and 1,395 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Wells College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,500
Medium
Wells College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Wells College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Wells College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 600 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- around $4,500 per year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Wells College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Wells College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Wells College Location and Maps



Post Address: Wells College, 170 Main Street, Aurora, New York 13026-0500, USA
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