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Wellesley College Athletics - Prospective Student-Athletes

Why Wellesley?

As one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Wellesley is a unique and challenging educational environment for accomplished, thoughtful women who are committed to making a difference in the world. Wellesley also boasts a highly competitive athletic program for student-athletes who want to compete at the college level.  Over the past few years, Wellesley teams have earned championships and recognition at the highest levels of Division III athletics. Nine teams have qualified for the NCAA tournament and nine have won the NEWMAC Championship at least once. Student-athletes at Wellesley have the unique opportunity to become a part of this successful history and the strong community of Blue athletics.

How To Contact A Coach

Prospective student-athletes should fill out the recruiting form for the sport or sports they are interested in playing at Wellesley. The information on the recruiting form is sent directly to the head coach of each sport. Coaches may also be reached by email or phone. A complete list of coaches and contact information can be found in the Faculty/Staff Directory.

Recruiting Forms

New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference

Wellesley competes in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference. The NEWMAC includes eleven selective academic institutions who share a common goal of providing student-athletes with competitive athletic opportunities within an educational and respectful environment, embodying the values of Division III athletics. 

Applying to Wellesley

If you are interested in applying to Wellesley, please go to the admission/apply page to find information about the application process, deadlines, tips, and answers to frequently asked questions. Students apply to Wellesley through the Common Application. Please note it is free to apply to Wellesley.   

Financial Aid

The Wellesley Student Financial Services Office works with each student and family to help make a Wellesley education affordable for people of all backgrounds and incomes. All financial aid is need-based. Wellesley does not award scholarships on the basis of merit, athletics, or academics. Wellesley is  committed to meeting the demonstrated need of every student for all four years of college. Information about financial aid and the financial aid application process, as well as answers to commonly asked questions, can be found on the Student Financial Services web pages.