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graduate prepared.
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Feel right at home on our lakeside campus in Aurora, New York. Go on a tour of campus with a current Wells student, chat one-on-one with professors, and learn what makes Wells a truly unique college experience.
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History meets modernity on our beautiful campus. Take a sunny walk around Wells College, right on your computer or mobile device!
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Applications for Spring and Fall 2020 are now open! Apply using the Common Application or the quick and easy Wells Application.
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Wells Named One of Top 125 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report
The college also was ranked highly on the U.S. News lists for “campus diversity” and “social mobility,” and received similar kudos from Forbes and Princeton Review.
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An Education that Prepares You for the World
At Wells, you’ll learn to embrace diversity, think creatively, and lead ethically through a challenging liberal arts curriculum that imparts a broad set of skills.
Michael Don, author of the story collection "Partners and Strangers," will give a public reading on the evening of Thursday, Oct. 10, and teach a master class the following day.
Whether it's in Chile or China, South Africa or Spain, you can find a study-abroad location that matches your interests.
Here at Wells, you learn, grow and become ready for what's next. Watch how.
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Monday, October 14, 2019
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Sep
27
2019
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The Wells College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is pleased to welcome its 2019 visiting scholar Hazel Sive, professor of biology at the Massachusetts...
Sep
25
2019
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The Wells College Book Arts Center is pleased to welcome noted bookbinder, conservator and librarian Peter D. Verheyen to campus, where he will...
Sep
9
2019
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Wells College has been named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best liberal arts colleges in the country, according to its 2020 rankings...
Sep
7
2019
The Wells College Center for Sustainability and the Environment has announced the schedule for its fall 2019 sustainability events, which this fall...
Sep
2
2019
Wells College is pleased to announce the list of guest speakers for its fall 2019 Science Colloquium series. Each Friday afternoon during the fall...
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Oct
15
2019
The Wells College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is pleased to welcome its 2019 visiting scholar, Hazel Sive, professor of biology at the Massachusetts...
Oct
17
2019
"Drawdown Rising: Solutions, Leadership and a Path Forward for the Climate Crisis"
Katharine Wilkinson, VP of Communications and Engagement,...
Oct
21
2019
"Purpose-Led Careers: Fact or Fiction?"
Monica Touesnard, Associate Director, Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise, Cornell University
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Oct
24
2019
In celebration of its 19th issue, the editors of and contributors to the Healing Muse will join us at Wells to share some new poetry, fiction and...
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