Apply Now

Space is limited; apply today. Applications are considered on a rolling basis

How to Apply:

1)     Submit your application to Wells College (Apply Here)

-        On your Wells College application, select the "First Semester in Florence" interest box
-        In your supplemental essay, address your interest in the program and why you believe you would be a good fit

2)     Applicants selected as finalists will be invited to have an optional exploratory call with the Wells College Office of Global Education. Sign up for your time and complete the call

3)     After interviews are completed, students will receive written notification of their status from the Wells College Admissions Office

4)     Selected program participants will need to submit an enrollment confirmation and deposit to confirm their participation in the program

5)     Students will receive a Wells College student ID. You will use your student ID to access a separate portal and checklist so you can complete study-abroad specific paperwork (instructions will be provided). It is the student’s responsibility to submit required paperwork by the stated deadlines. Failure to do so may jeopardize ability to study abroad.

Remember: Financial aid is also available for eligible students. Students seeking financial aid must submit the FASFA as soon as possible to determine aid eligibility. When completing the FAFSA, make sure you enter the Wells College Federal School Code #002901 on the application.

*Application cycle for Fall 2023 cohort will be opening soon!

Explore the Wells College First Semester in Florence Program


You can contact Amy Torea, Wells in Florence Program Coordinator, at or call 315.364.3291 for more information.

Our mission is for every student to think critically, reason wisely and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. On our beautiful lakeside campus, students gain the knowledge, skills and experience to create their own unique path.

170 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026
Admissions: 800.952.9355 |
General Information: 315.364.3266
© 2022 Wells College
The following email addresses are a honeypot intended to test automated bots' ability to parse encoded addresses. Please do not contact these addresses.