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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$56,650
Tuition and Fees
$40,700
Room and Board
$14,100
Books and Supplies
$1,050
Other Expenses
$800
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financial-aid@wells.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification
On or about December 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002901
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
138 (98.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
133 (96.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
133 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
12 (9.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$35,262
Need-Based Gift
Received by 133 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,411
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 112 (84.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,385
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 131 (98.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
7 (5.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,071

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
472 (96.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
457 (96.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
457 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
43 (9.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$35,193
Need-Based Gift
Received by 457 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,771
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 415 (90.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,786
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 387 (84.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
27 (5.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,854

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
97%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$36,804
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
25.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
414
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
48
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, International Students
Number of Awards
23
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,850

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