Wells College is a private coeducational liberal arts college located in Aurora, Cayuga County, New York, on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake. Initially an all-women's institution, Wells became a co-ed college in 2005.
Wells College is located in the Finger Lakes region of New York. The college has five residence halls, four academic buildings, and an average student body of 550. The student to faculty ratio is 9:1.
The college has cross-enrollment with Cornell University and Ithaca College. It is strengthening its off-campus study programs and creating a business center. Undergraduate students are required to participate in off-campus internships during two of their winter recesses. The Wells motto is Habere et Dispertire - To Have and To Share.