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Wellesley College Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Wellesley, MA

Location and Setting


Wellesley Population
27,982
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Campus Size
500 acres

Weather

Temperature
21.6 average low in January, 76.3 average high in September
Rain
127 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Train Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Boston

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing
97% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
3%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
School Colors
Wellesley blue

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x      
Crew x      
Cross-Country Running x      
Fencing x      
Field Hockey x      
Golf x      
Lacrosse x      
Soccer x      
Softball x      
Squash x      
Swimming And Diving x      
Tennis x      
Track And Field x      
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Fencing x  
Field Hockey x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Squash x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball    
Crew    
Cross-Country Running    
Fencing    
Field Hockey    
Golf    
Lacrosse    
Soccer    
Softball    
Squash    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis    
Track And Field    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), ultimate Frisbee
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
archery, basketball, crew, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, student government, community service organizations, cultural clubs, societies, theater groups
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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