Wells College at MCC

The Monroe Community College – Wells College Transfer Agreement in Business
If you’re currently enrolled as a student at Monroe Community College in Rochester, did you know that there’s a way to earn a four-year bachelor’s degree in business through Wells College, while doing most of your coursework in Rochester? The new MCC/Wells program is based in downtown Rochester, just 20 minutes from MCC’s Brighton campus.

Wells College: Purposefully Different

 Wells College is a nationally recognized liberal arts college in nearby Aurora, N.Y. on the shores of beautiful Cayuga Lake. Founded in 1868 by Henry Wells — the entrepreneur who cofounded Wells Fargo and American Express — Wells provides a rigorous and relationship-based academic experience that is strengthened by the College’s emphasis on community, a residential atmosphere, and a dedication to hands-on learning and mentorship.

Why Complete Your B.S. in Business through Wells College at MCC?

  • Engage in a high-quality, private education for the cost of attending a SUNY institution
  • Study with your peers at MCC's Downtown Campus for your convenience and ease of transition
  • Guaranteed transfer of your courses and a defined pathway for your success 
  • Transferring to Wells is seamless, easy, and you’ll have all the support you need!

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Why Study Business at a Liberal Arts College Like Wells?

One recent study showed that employers don’t just value a business degree – they value the types of strengths we emphasize here at Wells, including: 

  • Breadth and depth of your studies
  • Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Ability to work effectively in teams
  • Writing and communications skills, especially in a business or office environment
  • Ability to interact with a diverse group of people
  • Digital literacy and other technical skills

 In fact, that same study found that 90% of employers believe that it is "important to achieve the learning outcomes that define a contemporary liberal education"!

About Financial Aid

Students transferring to Wells through the program can apply for federal and state financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and designating Wells College as a recipient.  The federal school code for Wells is #002901.

For additional information on financial aid for transfer students, please contact the Wells College Financial Aid Office at 315.364.3289 or visit wells.edu/financial-aid.


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We are here to help answer your questions!

Melinda Slawson
Transfer Admissions Counselor, Wells College

Laura Burns
Director of Financial Aid, Wells College

Kevin Miles
Director, Sullivan Center for Business and Entrepreneurship at Wells College

Erinn Ryen
Associate Professor of Business, Wells College

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.

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