Wells College is ranked #1 in the nation for Book Arts.
On August 9, 1888, the College's main building burned to the ground.
The building was replaced in 1890 by the current Main Building, designed by architect William Henry Miller.
Wells College is located in the Finger Lakes region of New York.
It is about an hour from Syracuse and Rochester and a half-hour drive from both Ithaca and Auburn.
Prior to 2005, the Express offered only six intercollegiate athletic sports - field hockey, softball, women's lacrosse, women's soccer, women's swimming and women's tennis.
Prior to the 2007–08 academic year, the Express were invited to join the North Eastern Athletic Conference and compete against 14 other schools in the East Region.
It is part of the Aurora Village-Wells College Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The college has five residence halls, seven academic buildings, and an average student body of 550. The Wells motto is Habere et Dispertire - To Have and To Share.
Henry Wells' 1852 mansion, Glen Park, was purchased by the Alumnae Association in 1906 and given to the College for its use.