Wellesley College

National College Match Requirements for:

Finalists who rank Wellesley

Please submit these materials as soon as you are notified you are a Finalist.

College Match Required Application Materials


Official Test Scores
SAT code: 3957
ACT code: 1926

Request official scores from the College Board and/or ACT. Do NOT use the rush reporting service.

Wellesley requires either the SAT and 2 SAT Subject Tests or the ACT Plus Writing. Students may request a waiver of the Subject Test requirement if the cost of taking the Subject Tests represents a financial hardship or if other circumstances would make taking the Subject Tests a hardship for an applicant.  Please contact Danielle Wells at dwells2@wellesley.edu or call (781) 283-2270 if you wish to request a Subject Test waiver. (Note: Students who submit the ACT with Writing are not required, or expected, to submit SAT Subject Tests. Wellesleyalso does not require the optional essay for the SAT. 


Official Transcripts

Have your counselor email, mail or fax to the Admission Office (see Contact Information below).


CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
CSS code: 3957
Available: Oct. 1

If your parents own a business or farm:

  • Submit the CSS Financial Aid/PROFILE Business/Farm Supplement.

If your parents are divorced or separated:

  • Your noncustodial parent must submit the online Noncustodial PROFILE using the login ID and password that will be emailed to you when you complete the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE.
  • Your noncustodial parent must also submit copies of their 2015 federal tax returns with all schedules, attachments, W-2 Forms, and other earnings statements. Submit directly to Wellesley using this cover sheet.
  • If you do not have any contact with your noncustodial parent, then you may submit a request to waive the requirement of their financial information. Download the Noncustodial Parent Waiver Petition.


A copy of your parents’ 2015 federal income tax returns

Signed, with all schedules, attachments, W-2 forms and other earning statements. Include personal and corporate partnership tax returns. Submit directly to Wellesley using this cover sheet.

Mail or fax to the Student Financial Services Office (see Contact Information below).


2017-2018 Wellesley College Verification Worksheet

Available here


2017-2018 FAFSA
Available: Oct. 1

Options following the Match

Early Decision

Finalists who do not match may apply to Wellesley either through Early Decision Round I or Early Decision Round II to Wellesley.

Interested applicants must contact the Admissions Office (see Contact Information below) by December 3 to be considered for Early Decision Round I. Finalists interested in applying Early Decision Round II must submit a Common Application and Wellesley Supplement, along with all supporting documents, to Wellesley, by January 1.

Regular Decision

Follow the instructions below to apply through Regular Decision.

Regular Decision Requirements:

Step 1: Select Wellesley on the QuestBridge Regular Decision Form on your Application Management page between November 7 - December 11. Only check the box if you fully intend to submit a complete application to Wellesley.

Step 2: Submit all additional required application and financial materials to Wellesley according to your status by the deadlines listed below. 

Information for Non-Finalists

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Regular Decision Required Application Materials


Finalists who ranked Wellesley and submitted all materials (but did not match)

Finalists who did not rank Wellesley

Common Application with Wellesley Writing Supplement, and all supporting documents

Official Transcripts

Update including recent grades

Official Test Scores
SAT code: 3957
ACT code: 1926

Only if new scores to report

QuestBridge Midyear Report

Application Fee



Regular Decision Required Financial Aid Materials


Finalists who ranked Wellesley and submitted all materials (but did not match)

Finalists who did not rank Wellesley

2017-2018 CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
CSS code: 3957
Available: Oct. 1
Deadline: Feb. 15


2015 Federal Tax Returns and W-2

Deadline: Mar. 2

2017-2018 FAFSA
Available: Oct. 1
Deadline: Feb. 15

Contact Information 

Contact Information (for mailing/faxing materials and general questions):

Have your counselor email official transcripts to: applicant@wellesley.edu with the subject line: "QuestBridge official transcript."

Mail or fax official transcripts to:
Danielle Wells
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Fax: (781) 283-3678, Attn: Danielle Wells - QuestBridge

Mail, fax, or upload federal income tax returns to:
Wellesley College, Student Financial Services
Schneider Center 122
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Attn: QuestBridge Documents
Fax: (781) 283-3946, Attn: QuestBridge

Upload financial documents online here. You will need your Wellesley ID number to upload documents. 


Wellesley Contacts (regarding QuestBridge applications):
Danielle Wells, Associate Director of Admission

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Office of Financial Aid