About Wells College


Communications Office




Professor Emeritus Bruce Bennett Earns Award from Writing the Rockies


The organization will present him with their first "Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Creative Writing."
read more >

Long Library Displays Gallery of Abstract Paintings by John Frisenda


The second-floor exhibition space is current home to more than 20 abstract expressionist works by the artist and educator.
read more >

Wells Presents Annual Entrepreneur Week and Student Business Idea Competition


Guest speaker Miki Agrawal and mentoring sessions will lead up to the "Be Your Own Boss" student competition.
read more >


About Wells

The Education of an Extraordinary Life

The exploration of ideas from multiple perspectives. Connection with a close community of professors and friends. Seminar-like classes that allow for deep discussion and scholarship. An emphasis on experiential learning, collaboration and real-world preparation. A breathtaking campus on the shores of Cayuga Lake. These are just a few reasons why Wells is not your ordinary college education.

We attract a special kind of student—one who appreciates immersion in a wide range of liberal arts studies and a commitment to global citizenship. The Wells experience includes....

  • Personal mentoring from professors—one teacher to every nine students
  • A strong emphasis on experiential learning through internships, study abroad and original research
  • A first-rate liberal arts foundation that combines classroom theory with real-world preparation
  • The cultivation of global citizenship and social responsibility
  • A connected, close-knit community on a beautiful Finger Lakes campus
  • A high-quality, affordable education