arrive curious
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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Thinking about Wells?
Our admissions office would be happy to send you a packet of information about our programs, additional academic opportunities, and campus life.
Wells' Sullivan Center for Business and Entrepreneurship sponsors the "Be Your Own Boss" competition, open to all current Wells students.
Wells earned a Green Rating score of 91 from the well known college guide and test prep organization.
Today Show host Hoda Kotb gave the shout out from the set of the morning program.
View upcoming events and activities at Wells!
What's happening on campus
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Explore everything from the largest galaxies to the smallest particles as a physics major.
January 25, 2017
Be sure to show your spirit and pride by wearing red or Wells gear =)
January 26, 2017
All Treasurers must attend
Come to Stratton 209 to hear about events at Wells, important updates, and to use your voice! One member from every club and committee is required to come, but everyone is welcome.
News & updates
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The Center for Sustainability and the Environment and Long Library host the collection of nearly 1,400 packets of vegetable, flower and herb seeds.
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Randy DeVett-McKeon and Samira Korgan join the library's Learning Commons staff.
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This year's selection of 10 classes provides a wide range of techniques to learn.
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Today Show host Hoda Kotb gave the shout out from the set of the morning program.
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The Center for Sustainability & the Environment's newsletter gathers stories about campus improvements, environmental programs, publications and more.
featured Events
Join President Jonathan Gibralter in Florida for the annual Alumnae and Alumni Luncheons!
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Allison Chatrchyan, director of the Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions, will talk about the future of international environmental agreement
Join President Jonathan Gibralter in Florida for the annual Alumnae and Alumni Luncheons!
Join President Jonathan Gibralter in Florida for the annual Alumnae and Alumni Luncheons!
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Greg Gelewski of the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency will talk about food waste composting by organizations like Wells.
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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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