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Wells College

Aurora, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate68%

About Wells College

Wells College is a private, nonprofit college in the rural area of Aurora, New York. Wells College was founded in 1868 and enrolls 342 undergrads and no graduate students.

Wells College Acceptance Rate 2021

The acceptance rate at Wells College is 68%. In 2021, 2,173 students applied to Wells College and 1,485 were admitted.

Wells College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 68%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 84%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 91%
Average GPA 3.2
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 91%

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Wells College is located in Aurora, New York, near Syracuse.

If you would like to see Wells College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take New York State Thruway to Aurora, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Ithaca-Tompkins Regional.

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College Info

170 Main Street Aurora, NY 13026

Campus Setting: Rural

Wells College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wells College is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wells College is Continuous processing.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Wells College is like? There are approximately 342 students enrolled at Wells College. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 75% percent are from NY and 25% percent of students are from other states.


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