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Wellesley College

Campus Life and Facilities

Wellesley Students Say...

The town of Wellesley is “cute, but there’s nothing to do after 6:00 P.M.” No matter what kind of scene you’re into, most students “like to get off the Wellesley cam­pus on the weekend, if not for partying then just for sanity.” Many Wellesley women “enjoy going to parties at local coed schools like MIT, Harvard, Babson, and Olin”; going into Bosto... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

Board of Admission

106 Central Street

Wellesley, MA 02481-8203

United States

Phone: 781-283-2270

Fax: 781-283-3678


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 92
Fire Safety Rating: 92
Green Rating: 83
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 500.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.wellesley.edu/sites/default/files/asset...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 97.00
Housing Options:Women's dorms
Cooperative housing
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:160
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:7
Number of Social Sororities:0
    % of women who join:0%
Number of Social Fraternities:0
% of men who join: 0
Number of Religious Organizations:30
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:3
Women's Sports Team Name:Blue
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Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: MIT
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: MIT
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 18
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 26.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 98.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Lenovo, Apple, and Dell
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Clapp Library Davis Museum and Cultural Center Harambee House Houghton Memorial Chapel Hunnewell Arboretum, Alexandra Botanic Gardens, and Ferguson Greenhouses Jewett Art Museum Keohane Sports Center Knapp Media and Technology Center Knapp Social Science Center Lake Waban Pforzheimer Learning and Teaching Center Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre Science Center, including NMR Spectrometers Slater International Center Wang Campus Center Wellesley Centers for Women Whitin Observatory, including 3 telescopes
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