Wellesley College Rankings Based on Salary

  • Wellesley College ranks better than 89% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Wellesley College ranks better than 99% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Wellesley College's Top Rankings

Salary and Debt by Major at Wellesley College

We calculated a salary score for each of Wellesley College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Wellesley College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Wellesley Bachelor's Degrees

Wellesley ranks higher than 89% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Area Studies 78% $13,000 $40,368 78%
Biology, General 58% $8,700 $30,119 58%
Chemistry 50% Not Reported $38,289 50%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 99% $11,136 $116,934 99%
Economics 98% $12,000 $73,231 98%
English Language and Literature, General 91% $7,500 $37,208 91%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 99% $10,850 $41,193 99%
Fine and Studio Arts 74% Not Reported $29,685 74%
History 11% Not Reported $22,771 11%
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 30% $9,600 $25,967 30%
Political Science and Government 85% $9,000 $42,682 85%
Psychology, General 99% Not Reported $54,661 99%
Research and Experimental Psychology 69% $11,778 $36,668 69%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 39% $9,850 $30,771 39%

Wellesley College Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Michelle Quin 12/5/2019

Wellesley College was a wonderful institution with very small class sizes (10-30 students per class on average). You really get to know your professors well, and the liberal arts environment means that you can experiment with what classes you want to take. I went into Wellesley determined to be an English major and was very averse to STEM; I left a Computer Science major having done three summer internships and studied abroad at the University of Oxford in the UK. Coming from California, Boston was already... Read More

Emily Liao 8/12/2019

Everywhere I looked during undergrad, I was met with powerful, driven women. Known as the Wellesley Effect, its capped by our motto, Not to be ministered unto, but to minister, emphasizing our ability to use our education to challenge authority and promote change. It is at Wellesley that I dismissed the shaking fear of judgement that barred me from asking questions in the past. There, I became confident in my ability to think and speak critically, priming me to be a leader ready to stand up for the causes... Read More