Wellesley College is on a 500-acre campus in the suburban setting of Wellesley, Massachusetts, not far from Boston.
Wellesley College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Wellesley College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Wellesley College has the Student Government. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Wellesley College include community service organizations, cultural clubs, societies and theatre groups.
Wellesley College students' favorite campus events are Marathon Monday/Scream Tunnel, Flower Sunday and Lake Day.
This table offers information on housing at Wellesley College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||97%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||3%|
Wellesley College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Wellesley College students live on campus. In 2022, 97% of undergrads at Wellesley College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 3% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Wellesley College. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Wellesley College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
Wellesley College does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Wellesley College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Wellesley College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Wellesley College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Wellesley College, take Interstate 95 to Wellesley, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Logan International airport.
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