If you are a motivated young woman entering grades 9-12, we invite you to find out what it is like to experience college life. Enjoy a balance of scholastic and social experiences in a safe, academically challenging, and culturally inclusive environment.
Wellesley is known for the excellence of its education, the beauty of its setting, its gifted faculty, and the uniqueness of its campus culture. But most of all, Wellesley is known for the thousands of accomplished, thoughtful women it has sent out into the world for over 100 years—women who are committed to making a difference.
Wellesley is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts' colleges, and one of the US's most prominent women’s colleges. Our motto is “Non Ministrari sed Ministrare”: "Not to be ministered unto, but to minister."
Wellesley values disciplined thinking and diversity, and challenges its students to pragmatic leadership, service, and making a difference in the world. More than a step along the academic path, spending a summer at Wellesley is a step toward becoming someone who will make a difference in the world.
Come discover the difference One Wellesley Summer can make.
Cost and Session Information
The 4-week Wellesley Pre-College Honors Immersion Program is for rising 11th and 12th grade women who want to experience what it's like to live at Wellesley College, cultivate connections with a community of young women from around the globe, and enjoy a credit-bearing, academically challenging summer.
June 27 - July 24, 2020
Residential Cost: $8,500
The Pre-College Summer Focus Program is designed to give you a taste of the undergraduate experience. Students will investigate a subject that excites them or discover a new one.
Session 1: June 28 - July 10, 2020
Session 2: July 12 - July 24, 2020
Residential Cost: $4,295
Wellesley's one week Pre-College Exploratory Workshops are recommended for domestic high school women entering 9th to 12th grade. Explore one topic of interest in a non-credit, workshop-style course designed to give you a quick taste of college life.
July 26 - July 31, 2020
Residential Cost: $1,800
Commuter Cost: $1,400