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Wheaton College

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Wheaton College is a private Christian liberal arts college in Wheaton, Illinois, a suburb 25 miles (40 km) west of Chicago in the United States. The college was founded in 1860 by prominent abolitionist and pastor Jonathan Blanchard.

Drawing 2,500 undergraduates from all 50 United States, 50 countries, and over 55 church denominations, Wheaton offers 40 majors in the arts and natural sciences.

Wheaton is noted for its "twin traditions of quality academics and deep faith", according to Time magazine and is ranked 20th among all national liberal arts colleges in the number of alumni who go on to earn PhDs.

Wheaton College is listed in Loren Pope's Colleges That Change Lives.

Wheaton College ranked 15th in "Best Undergraduate Teaching" by U.S. News & World Report for national liberal arts colleges.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $28,960.00 avg tuition

501 College Ave
Wheaton, IL 60187-5593
(630) 752-5000

Apply online Admissions:
www.wheaton.edu/admissions-and-ai..
Financial Aid:
www.wheaton.edu/admissions-and-ai..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Wheaton College

Statistics:
Applied 2,050
Admitted 1,327 65%
Enrolled total 596
Full Time: 596
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 610 710
SAT Math 610 690
SAT Writing 600 700
ACT Composite 27 32
ACT English 27 33
ACT Math 25 31
ACT Writing 8 9
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 95%
4-year graduation rate 80%
6-year graduation rate 88%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Wheaton College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $28,960.00 $28,960.00 $28,960.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,207.00 $1,207.00 $1,207.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,440.00 $16,440.00 $16,440.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $685.00 $685.00 $685.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,220.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $2,000.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $30.00
Books and Supplies $816.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 78%
Percent receiving grant aid 68%
Avg amount of grant aid $14,790.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 49%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,412.00

Wheaton College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business/Managerial Economics X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Music Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
ENGINEERING
Engineering, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Psychology, General X
Psychology, Other X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Archeology X X
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Bible/Biblical Studies X
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology X
Religious Education X X
Theology/Theological Studies X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Music History, Literature, and Theory X
Music Performance, General X
Music Theory and Composition X
Music, General X
Music, Other X

Wheaton College Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship $2000 November 01, 2014
IES Legacy Scholarship $1000 November 01, 2014
International Furloughing Missionary Award - Billy Graham Center Varies November 01, 2014
International Christian Leader Scholarship - Billy Graham Center Varies November 01, 2014
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