About Wells College


Communications Office




President Thomas E.J. de Witt Awarded the Wells College Medal


The Board of Trustees announced the award during the College's 2015 Commencement ceremonies.
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Student Commencement Speaker Phylicia Green '15


Phylicia served as the 2nd student speaker, inspiring her classmates to show compassion, courage, and confidence as they explore the world after graduation.
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Upgrades to Athletic Facilities and Classroom Technology and Expanded Athletic Offerings


An artificial turf playing field along with lighting and facility upgrades will benefit multiple Wells Express athletic programs.
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About Wells

The Education of an Extraordinary Life

The exploration of ideas from multiple perspectives. Connection with a close community of professors and friends. Seminar-like classes that allow for deep discussion and scholarship. An emphasis on experiential learning, collaboration and real-world preparation. A breathtaking campus on the shores of Cayuga Lake. These are just a few reasons why Wells is not your ordinary college education.

We attract a special kind of student—one who appreciates immersion in a wide range of liberal arts studies and a commitment to global citizenship. The Wells experience includes....

  • Personal mentoring from professors—one teacher to every nine students
  • A strong emphasis on experiential learning through internships, study abroad and original research
  • A first-rate liberal arts foundation that combines classroom theory with real-world preparation
  • The cultivation of global citizenship and social responsibility
  • A connected, close-knit community on a beautiful Finger Lakes campus
  • A high-quality, affordable education