Wells College, which was originally established in 1868 as a college for women, was founded by Henry Wells and initially known as Wells Seminary. Wells College became a coeducational institute in 2005. The campus of this liberal arts college is spread across 300 acres in Aurora, New York.
Wells College offers a number of bachelor's degree programs, and certificate courses of study. Students can choose from majors in American studies, biological and chemical sciences, foreign language education, economics, management, public affairs, mathematical and physical sciences, international studies, visual arts, religion, sociology, and women's studies.
The athletics department of Wells College is a member of the North Eastern Athletic Conference, the North Atlantic Conference, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III. The teams are nicknamed the Express, and they participate in sports like field hockey, soccer, cross country, basketball, swimming, lacrosse, tennis, softball, and golf.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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