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graduate prepared.
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Want to know more about what Wells is like? Come visit our beautiful campus! We'll show you around and let you explore. Get to know us and decide for yourself if Wells is just the right place for you!
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Graduate Prepared.
A Wells education provides an excellent foundation for your entire career—not just your first job out of college. And with your curiosity and drive leading the way, we are serious about preparing you for the waiting world. When you graduate, you’ll head into the waiting world with confidence in your skills and abilities.
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Wells President Gibralter Published in USA Today
His essay "Why Every New College Student Should Find a Mentor" discusses the benefits of mentorship relationships on campus.
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Learn about Our Majors in Sustainability and Criminal Justice
Both programs are rooted in a multidisciplinary approach that combines an understanding of theory with practical knowledge related to real-world challenges.
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Wells' Fascinating History
Wells recently made the top spot on a list of "50 of the Most Historically Notable Colleges in America." We're honored by this recognition and proud of the many dedicated people who have contributed to and made efforts to preserve the history we have here in Aurora. Read more of our history at
Alumnae and Alumni Stay Connected.
Alums remain connected and provide essential support year after year to keep Wells strong. The Office of Alumnae and Alumni Relations keeps classmates in touch with each other and the campus community.
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Our admissions office would be happy to send you a packet of information about our programs, additional academic opportunities, and campus life.
All friends of the College and guests are warmly invited to join us for a celebratory evening in Aurora.
Wells earned a Green Rating score of 91 from the well known college guide and test prep organization.
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What's happening on campus
Saturday, December 3, 2016
A Dose of Whimsy is the night where senior theater and dance majors Maud And Reuben will present what they have been working on all semester.
December 6, 2016
December 7, 2016
Be sure to show your spirit and pride by wearing red or Wells gear =)
December 8, 2016
Student government in action! Come join us in Stratton 209 to discuss campus events, policies, and take attendance so your club doesn't get docked.
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The dinner provided language classes with cultural experience and brought the community together for a locally-grown, organic meal.
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Wells' President joined over 100 presidents of colleges and universities calling for a condemnation and prevention of harassment, hate, and violence.
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Wells earned a Green Rating score of 91 from the well known college guide and test prep organization.
A week-long residency with Laticia McNaughton will explore issues of sovereignty, revitalization of culture, traditional diet and language, and more.
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This year's recipients exemplify the spirit of the Wells community as they support and advocate for at-risk communities.
featured Events
artwork Return to Me Through the Aether, from the Crystal Sphere: No. 08
The exhibition features cosmologically-inspired drawings, photographs, engraved glass, sound and large-scale murals.
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Please join us for a celebratory evening in Aurora.
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Wells College promises a relevant liberal arts and sciences education. Intellectually challenging. Reinterpreted for today. Classroom teaching combined with hands-on learning. Wells graduates enter the world prepared for successful futures.

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