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Wellesley Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Wellesley Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Wellesley, Massachusetts

There are at least 3 colleges in Wellesley, listed and described below. These schools represent 10,832 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 9,117 full-time students, and a reported 3,817 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Massachusetts Bay Community College, Babson College and Wellesley College. For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at Wellesley College or Babson College.

We also provide an extensive list of Massachusetts Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Wellesley is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Wellesley.

Featured Colleges in the Wellesley Area (QuickSchools™)

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Bedford, MA

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  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Associate, Certificate
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Colleges in Wellesley with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Babson College
Babson Park
Wellesley, MA 02457-0310

  • Programs: business management, accounting
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 3,434 students, 3,226 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,630 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 555-650. Math: 610-690. Writing: 580-660.
  • Flexibility: AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Wellesley College
106 Central St
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: economics, political science, English, psychology, Spanish language, neuroscience, biology, art history and criticism
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 2,380 students, 2,537 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 2,187 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 640-740. Math: 630-725. Writing: 650-740.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Wellesley Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Massachusetts Bay Community College
50 Oakland St
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481-5399

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, liberal arts and sciences, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic, business administration, automotive tech, criminal justice and administration, surgical tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 5,018 students, 3,354 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Framingham Colleges 3 66,910 5,903 1,543
Needham Colleges 1 28,911 299 355
Newton Colleges 7 83,829 18,696 10,094
Waltham Colleges 4 59,226 10,969 6,059
Watertown Colleges 2 32,986 225  
Weston Colleges 2 11,469 1,567 628

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