College to Consider

Wellesley College – Located in Wellesley, MA

Fun Facts about Wellesley College:

  • Wellesley is a private college for women located 12 miles from Boston
  • Approximately 2390 undergraduates
  • Over 50 majors including Biomedical Sciences, Information Sciences, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies, and Linguistics
  • Known as having the most powerful women’s network in the world with famous alumni including Hilary Clinton, Madeleine Albright, Diane Sawyer, Nora Ephron, and Elizabeth Shue
  • Over 70% of students complete internships and Career Exploration provides stipends for over 300 students annually
  • The Three- College Alliance between Babson, Olin and Wellesley promotes interdisciplinary collaboration. Wellesley also offers cross registration with MIT and Brandeis
  • Wellesley meets 100% of calculated financial need
  • Admitted student academic profile: 20% Acceptance Rate; SAT Average 1438; ACT Average 32
  • Division III Athletics with 13 teams plus club and intramural sports
  • The school colors are blue and gray and athletic teams are collectively known as “the blue”

Hampden-Sydney College – Located in Hampden Sydney, VA

Fun Facts about Hampden-Sydney College:

  • Hampden-Sydney College is a private liberal arts college for men located one hour from Richmond, VA
  • Approximately 1000 undergraduate students
  • Over 25 majors including Business, History, Political Science, Engineering Physics and unique minors include Leadership in Public Interest and National Security Studies
  • It is the 10th oldest institution of higher education in the U.S. and one of the few remaining specializing in educating young men. Famous alumni include Stephen Colbert, Scott Cooper, Chris Stirewalt and Tom Miller
  • Over 12% of H-S students are Eagle Scouts who receive a $20,000 scholarship to attend college
  • Admitted student academic profile: 55% Acceptance Rate; SAT Average 1200; ACT Average 24
  • Division III Athletics with 11 teams plus club and intramural sports
  • The school colors are garnet and gray and their nickname is the Tigers