Wells College is on a 365-acre campus in the rural setting of Aurora, New York, not far from Syracuse.
Wells College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Wells College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Wells College has the Umoja. In fact, more students participate in the Umoja than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Wells College include Prodigy, Red Cross Club, Campus Greens and Programming Board.
Wells College students' favorite campus events are Spring Weekend, Fall Semi-Formal and Odd-Even Game/Weekend.
This table offers information on housing at Wells College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||515|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||267|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||7%|
Wells College offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. and 7% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Wells College. There are 515 spots available in on-campus housing for all 342 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 267 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 65% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Wells College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Wells College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Wells College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
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.
Wells College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Wells College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Wells 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 Wells College, take New York State Thruway to Aurora, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Ithaca-Tompkins Regional airport.
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