Physical Education

Physical Education

Physical Education Mission

Wellesley Physical Education engages students through instructional classes in diverse physical activities to develop skills and knowledge on the importance of regular physical activity that leads to a healthy lifestyle.


Students must earn eight physical education credits to fulfill the College's graduation requirement. These credits do not count as academic units toward the degree, but are required for graduation. Students may earn PE credits through:

Qualified students may also earn credit for rigorous, instructional independent programs (four credits maximum).