Wellesley College Rankings by Salary Score

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Wellesley College's Top Rankings

Wellesley College is ranked on 4 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Wellesley Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Area Studies 78 97% 97% $13,000 $40,370 78
Biology, General 58 86% 86% $8,700 $30,120 58
Chemistry 50 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 50
Computer and Information Sciences, General 100 100% 100% $11,140 $116,930 100
Economics 98 96% 96% $12,000 $73,230 98
English Language and Literature, General 91 85% 85% $7,500 $37,210 91
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 99 100% 100% $10,850 $41,190 99
Fine and Studio Arts 74 95% 95% Not Reported $29,690 74
History 11 80% 80% Not Reported $22,770 11
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 30 95% 95% $9,600 $25,970 30
Political Science and Government 85 97% 97% $9,000 $42,680 85
Psychology, General 100 92% 92% Not Reported $54,660 100
Research and Experimental Psychology 69 100% 100% $11,780 $36,670 69
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 39 82% 82% $9,850 $30,770 39

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