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Through merit-based scholarships and other types of financial aid, we work with you to make your Wells education an attainable investment.
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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.
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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!
Philip Memmer, whose work has appeared in such journals as Poetry, Poetry Northwest and Poetry London, will be on campus Nov. 7 for a reading and master class. Both events are free and open to the public.
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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What's happening on campus
Monday, January 20, 2020
January 22, 2020
GP Floor Program, kitchen. YOU are invited to come and enjoy temporary tattoos and a discussion on self-expression! Let's talk about identity and the ways we all express who we are. All students are encouraged to come and participate.  
January 23, 2020
On January 23 at 7 PM, there will be fresh smoothies and a movie playing in the Main Dodge Louge to welcome back Dodge 3rd and anyone else who wants to come, back to campus. 
Come drink some tea while learning fun facts about each other!
January 24, 2020
Floor bonding activity where students get to set goals to help them succeed during the semester. There'll be food 
News & updates
Kathryn "Kay" Maloney
Kathryn 'Kay' Lillian Stephenson Maloney will be missed by all who knew her, but especially by those in the Wells College community, following her...
UPDATE (Sunday, 1 p.m.):
Wells College will be CLOSED on Monday, Dec. 2, and classes are canceled for the day. Stay safe, everyone...
“Neighbors: N. Miro Revisited” (2018, oil on linen, 48x68”) by Laini Nemett
The String Room Gallery of Wells College is pleased to announce the opening of "The Strangeness of Structure," a group exhibition curated by Jonathan...
Gwen Saul stands in front of painting from the Ethnographic Collections at the New York State Museum.
This November, Wells College welcomes Gwen Saul, curator of ethnography at the New York State Museum in Albany, for a talk entitled, "How Do We...
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This fall, Wells College will host two open house events for prospective students and families on Saturday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019....
featured Events
The Wells College Women's Leadership Conference is a one-day gathering that will bring together alumnae, alumni, students and other members of the...
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