Wellesley is a city located within the Greater Boston area in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. While it has a relatively small population of just under 30,000, as part of the Greater Boston area its benefits from the infrastructure and amenities that are provided to a regional population of just over 4.5 million. Wellesley doesn’t have any claim to fame but it is well known as the home for several colleges and universities, including Babson College, Massachusetts Bay Community College, Olin College, and most noteably Wellesley College.
Wellesley College is privately owned and operated four-year women’s college that focuses on undergraduate education in liberal arts. It is one of the few colleges in the United States that’s dedicated to educating only women. It was established in 1870 and is one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation. With students from all 50 states and over 70 foreign countries the institution is quite diverse.
Babson College is a four-year college located in Babson Park a neighborhood within the town of Wellesley. Babson is one of the premier business schools in the nation and has an MBA in Entrepreneurship program that is consistently ranked among the top ten in the nation. It offers undergraduate business degrees in accounting, business administration, finance and management.
Massachusetts Bay Community College (often referred to as MassBay) is a two-year college located in Middlesex County. In addition to its campus in Wellesley, it has campuses in Ashland and Framingham. The college was founded in 1961 and is well known as the home of the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra.
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering is a private undergraduate engineering college based in Needham, Massachusetts. Its campus extends from Needham into Wellesley, reaching to Babson College.
Below you can view profiles for accredited four-year colleges and universities in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203
main phone: (781) 283-1000
admission phone: (781) 283-2270
admission fax: (781) 283-3678
Wellesley College has a total enrollment of about 2,400 students and is accredited to award bachelor’s degrees.
231 Forest Street
Babson Park, MA 02457-0310
main phone: (781) 235-1200
admission phone: (800) 488-3696
admission fax: (781) 239-4135
Babson College has a total enrollment of 3,300+ students and provides bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.