Regular Applications: March 1. Applications must be received by this deadline for full funding and campus housing considerations.
The Early Action deadline is December 15. Students who wish to receive their decisions early should submit their applications through the Early Action program. This is a non-binding admissions options.
The Early Decision deadline is December 15. Students who regard Wells as their top choice are encouraged to apply under the Eary Decision program. This is a binding admissions option. If admitted, early decision applicants agree to accept Wells' offer of admission and withdraw their applications to all other institutions by January 15. Early decision students must submit their $300 non-refundable enrollment deposits by February 15.
*Please Note: Although the Wells Application and the Common Application are both available for students to submit starting August 1, the Wells College Enrollment Team fully understands high schools will not be able to send transcripts, recommendation letters, and other supporting materials until the official start of fall term. As long as all materials are submitted before the deadlines noted above, application review will not be impacted.
First-Year Applicants: December 1** (recommended; FAFSA is accepted on a rolling basis)
Early Decision Applicants: December 1
Fall Transfer Applicants: No later than July 1
Spring Transfer Applicants: No later than December 1
*Filing for FAFSA begins October 1
**First-year candidates who submit their FAFSA to Wells College and are admitted prior to December 1 will receive a bonus FAFSA grant in their financial aid package