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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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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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"Water/Ways" Exhibit at Long Library through Sept. 29
The Smithsonian exhibit -- co-presented by the Aurora Historical Society, Aurora Masonic Center and Wells -- explores the impact of water on politics and history, migration, culture and spirituality.
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Step Inside Our Virtual Tour
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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Visit Wells this summer!
At Wells, personal starts with your campus visit. Get a one-on-one tour with a current student and see our beautiful campus for yourself!
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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.
Our first guest of the season, novelist Ashley Woodfolk, will be on campus Sept. 4 and 5 for a young adult fiction reading plus a master class.
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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Thursday, September 19, 2019
September 21, 2019
Bring yourself and a friend to skate! We will provide the skates and the great time!
News & updates
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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...
Steven T. Newcomb, an author and legal scholar of Native American descent (Lenape, Shawnee) will appear Tuesday, Sept. 10 at Wells College to speak...
Wells College is pleased to announce the list of guest speakers for its fall 2019 Science Colloquium series. Each Friday afternoon during the fall...
"Over the Mountain" (1997): Basswood and ceramics; 52" x 8.5" x 69.5"
The String Room Gallery of Wells College is pleased to announce the opening of a career-spanning exhibition of work by Ted Lossowski, who taught...
The Wells College Visiting Writers Series is pleased to announce its fall 2019 lineup. The series, established in 1973, features readings and master...
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