Tuition and Fees

Please note that financial aid is only available to current Wellesley College students. 

 

Unfortunately, Wellesley is unable to offer financial aid to visiting students attending Summer Term, the Pre-College Immersive Program, the Pre-College Exploratory Workshops, or the Contemporary Women’s Leadership Institute.

 

Breakdown of fees by program

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Important Financial Information

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Financial Aid for Wellesley College Matriculated Students Only

Student Financial Services (SFS) will evaluate financial aid eligibility for Wellesley College students registered for Summer Term and/or the Contemporary Women’s Leadership Program. No formal application is required, but students are expected to comply with any individual requests made by SFS.

For Summer Term, SFS will review financial aid eligibility as students register for courses and will release notices of aid eligibility (or revised eligibility) on a weekly basis beginning the week of March 25, 2019. Final notices will be released the week after registration ends for each term.

For the Contemporary Women’s Leadership Program, SFS will review financial aid eligibility and release notices of aid eligibility by Monday, May 20, 2019.

Please note that financial aid is not available for costs associated with summer housing and meals. Additionally, financial aid eligibility is subject to change if registration changes.

Unfortunately, Wellesley is unable to offer financial aid to visiting students attending Summer Term, the Pre-College Immersive Program, the Pre-College Exploratory Workshops, or the Contemporary Women’s Leadership Program.

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Late Health Record Submission Fee
To ensure the safety of our students on campus, One Wellesley Summer will be assessing a $150 fee for any student who submits their health records past the deadline.  Health Record deadlines can be found here.
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Billing and Payment

Wellesley College records billing and payment activity on the student account, which is accessible through the Wellesley Student Account Center (SAC). The SAC is an online website that allows you to retrieve account statements (EBills); view up-to-the-minute account activity; and make and confirm payments. Please visit the Student Financial Services (SFS) website to learn more about the SAC.

Summer Payment Plan

If you would like to set up a payment plan for Summer@Wellesley, the interest-free monthly payment option offered through Tuition Management Systems (TMS) provides a more manageable cash flow and greater budget flexibility.  Plans become available in early January. An enrollment fee of $35 applies. The student is responsible for contacting TMS to set up the contract through the Wellesley College Student Account Center.  For more information, please contact Tuition Management Systems at 800.350.2047 (401.921.3999, if calling from outside the USA) or service@afford.com

Student Account Center

The SAC, administered by our partner Tuition Management Systems (TMS), is an online website that allows you to share access to your account; retrieve account statements (EBills); view up-to-the-minute account activity; and make payments.

SAC Registration and Login Instructions

  1. Log in to MyWellesley (https://my.wellesley.edu) and go to the “Financial Services” tab.
  2. Select “Student Account Center” to enter the Student Account Center.
  3. Complete the one-time registration form, when prompted.
  4. Select “Manage Account Access” to authorize access to parents or others who help you manage your college bills.

EBill 

EBill notifications will be sent to your Wellesley email account. To change your email account, select the dropdown arrow next to your name on the SAC “Summary” tab, then “User Preferences”. Information regarding important dates and tuition information can be found here.

Contact Student Financial Services with questions at sfs@wellesley.edu OR (781) 283-2360.

Billing Assessment Timeline 

SFS will begin assessing charges for Summer Term 1 (including 6-week courses) on the April EBill.  Summer Term 2, the Pre-College Immersive Program, the Pre-College Exploratory Workshops, and the Contemporary Women’s Leadership Program charges will be assessed on the May EBill. EBills are provided within the first week of the month. Students who register after a monthly statement has been prepared can view their charges in their SAC via MyWellesley. An EBill will be prepared for them during the following month and will include any charge or payment assessed prior to preparation.

Payment deadlines are listed above. If a student registers after a deadline, payment is due upon registration. Unpaid accounts are subject to late fees, financial holds, and/or cancellation of course registration.

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Refund Policy

Summer Term 1 and 2 (not including Online Courses)

Students who register for a course that is canceled will receive a 100% refund of tuition and related fees. The registration fee of $50.00 will also be refunded if the student does not enroll in an alternate course during that term.

Students who drop from Summer Term 1 by 11:59 pm on Monday, May 6, 2019, or from Summer Term 2 by 11:59 pm on Monday, June 3, 2019, will receive a 100% refund of tuition and related fees. The registration fee of $50.00 per session is nonrefundable.

Students who drop from Summer Term 1 by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, or from Summer Term 2 by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, will receive a 50% refund of tuition and related fees. The registration fee of $50.00 per session is nonrefundable.

Online Courses

Students who register for a course that is canceled will receive a 100% refund of tuition and related fees. The registration fee of $50.00 will also be refunded if the student does not enroll in an alternate course during that term.

Students who drop from an online course by 11:59 pm on Sunday, June 9, 2019, will receive a 100% refund of tuition and related fees. The registration fee of $50.00 is nonrefundable.

Students who drop from the Online Program after 11:59 pm on Sunday, June 9, 2019, will not receive a refund of tuition and related fees. The registration fee of $50.00 is nonrefundable.

Pre-College Immersive Program, Pre-College Exploratory Workshops, and Contemporary Women’s Leadership Program

Students who register for a program or workshop that is canceled will receive a 100% refund of tuition and related fees. The application fee will also be refunded if the student does not enroll in an alternate program or workshop during that summer.

Students who drop from the Pre-College Immersive Program, or the Contemporary Women’s Leadership Program by 11:59 pm on Monday, May 6, 2019, will receive a refund of tuition and related fees they have paid minus the non-refundable $500.00 program deposit. The domestic application fee of $100.00 or international application fee of $200.00 is nonrefundable.

Students who drop from a Pre-College Exploratory Workshop by 11:59 pm on Monday, June 3, 2019, will receive a refund of tuition and related fees they have paid minus the non-refundable $500.00 program deposit. The domestic application fee of $50.00 is nonrefundable.

Students who drop from the Pre-College Immersive Program or the Contemporary Women’s Leadership Program by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, will receive a 50% refund of tuition and related fees. The domestic application fee of $100.00 or international application fee of $200.00 and the program deposit of $500.00 is nonrefundable.

Students who drop from a Pre-College Exploratory Workshop by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, June 28, 2019, will receive a 50% refund of tuition and related fees. The domestic application fee of $50.00 and the program deposit of $500.00 is nonrefundable.

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Student Acknowledgement of Responsibility

As a part of the registration process, all students will be required to acknowledge the cost of tuition and relevant fees prior to registration for each term, program, or workshop. Students must agree to this statement before they are allowed to register for classes.

“By my registration, I acknowledge that I am responsible for payment of my tuition account and related expenses by the published payment due date. I understand that Student Financial Services will use my Wellesley College email as the primary method of communication. I acknowledge that I must officially drop a course online using Banner Self-Service prior to the published drop date. I acknowledge the summer term academic calendar deadlines and policies including the non-refundable course fees and the tuition refund guidelines. I agree to pay all collection fees including attorney fees and all other charges necessary for collection of this debt."

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Scholarship for Pre-College and Contemporary Women's Leadership Visiting Students

Wellesley College is currently building partnerships to create scholarship opportunities for our visiting students.  At this time we offer the following opportunities:

  • Military Discount: Students who have family members in the military will be waived the Application Fee and receive a 10% discount off of the tuition for the Pre-College or Contemporary Women's Leadership Programs
  • National Society for High School Scholars:  High school students who are members of NSHSS will receive a discount of 10% off tuition for the Pre-College Programs.

 

Tuition Summary Chart Notes:

  1. **Total Program Fee does not include travel to/from Wellesley, personal spending money, course books and materials (which vary from course to course), and meal points added to a student's One Card (for food/snacks above and beyond meals)

  2. Additional Information about Summer Term Fees:

  • Additional course fees for ANTH 299, CLCV 220/MAS 220 and WRIT 293 (Study Abroad Course in Ireland, Greece, and Iceland). Final Price still TBD.  Fee includes the registration fee, tuition fee, two weeks of housing in Iceland or Ireland, and transportation within Iceland or Ireland. It does not include the cost of flights, transportation at home airports or meals.

  • Please contact Betty Daphnis at 781-283-2297 or bdaphnis@wellesley.edu in AVI for more information on purchasing meal plans.

  • Housing is available to college students enrolled in the Wellesley College Summer Term for an additional weekly fee. Please note that we are unable to provide housing for high school students unless they are participating in the Pre-College Immersive Program or the Pre-College Exploratory Workshops

Learn more about your next steps to join One Wellesley Summer.