170 Main Street Aurora, NY 13026 315-364-3264
http://www.wells.edu admissions@wells.edu
About Wells College
  • Year of Foundation 1868
  • Size of Campus 365 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 417
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 71% 29% 32%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $28,180
  • Room and Board $9,000
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 552
The exploration of ideas from multiple perspectives. Connection with a close community of professors and friends. Seminar-like classes that allow for deep discussion and scholarship. An emphasis on experiential learning, collaboration and real-world preparation. A breathtaking campus on the shores of Cayuga Lake. These are just a few reasons why Wells is not your ordinary college education. We attract a special kind of student—one who appreciates immersion in a wide range of liberal arts studies and a commitment to global citizenship.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies honor code, smoking prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Even/Odd Basketball Tournament; Afternoon Tea; Spring Weekend; A Capella Concerts;
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma lota Rho
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Foundations (issues of faith); Hillel; Revelations (Christian Fellowship)
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) POWER (Praising Our Work Ethnicity and Race); French Club; German Club; Spanish Club; International Students Association
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Syracuse (50), Ithaca (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Syracuse (50)
  • Distance to nearest bus Ithaca (30)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 43%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (30%), women's dorms (70%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 52%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 1%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 80%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 4%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 60%
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,020
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 25
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, health insurance
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 209,869
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 471
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums String Room Art GalleryBook Arts Center-including bindery and printing pressPhotography Lab
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 787
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 27
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Microforms 17,617
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Cornell University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 74%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,400
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural