Thursday, April 11, 2013

Wellesley College Reports Most Selective Admission Rate in More Than 30 Years

Think women’s colleges are for young women who can’t get accepted into a coed college, think again!

Posted on Wellesley College’s Web site is the following announcement, “Wellesley College Reports Most Selective Admission Rate in More Than 30 Years.

Below are the announcement highlights:

Wellesley College received a record number of applications for the Class of 2017. The leading liberal arts institution received 4,794 applications and admitted just 28 percent, for the College’s most selective admittance rate in more than 30 years."

"In a year of record-setting numbers, Wellesley also saw the largest Early Decision pool to date. Approximately 22 percent of students expected to enroll in the Class of 2017 will have come through the Early Decision admission plan.”

About Wellesley College
"Since 1875, Wellesley College has been the preeminent liberal arts college for women. Known for its intellectual rigor and its remarkable track record for the cultivation of women leaders in every arena, Wellesley—only 12 miles from Boston—is home to some 2,300 undergraduates from every state and 75 countries.”

To read the entire announcement, click here.

To learn more about Wellesley College, click here.

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