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Wheaton College

Norton, MA
University Website: www.wheatoncollege.edu
Apply Online: wheatoncollege.edu/admission/apply/
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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
  • $41,600.00 avg tuition

26 E Main St
Norton, MA 02766
(508) 285-7722

Apply online Admissions:
wheatoncollege.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:
wheatoncollege.edu/admission/scho..

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Wheaton College

Statistics:
Applied 3,272
Admitted 2,014 62%
Enrolled total 450
Full Time: 450
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 86%
4-year graduation rate 73%
6-year graduation rate 75%
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 Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
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 $41,600.00 $41,600.00 $41,600.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $294.00 $294.00 $294.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,300.00 $1,300.00 $1,300.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,670.00 $900.00 $1,660.00
Other Expenses $1,060.00 $1,660.00 $1,660.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $55.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $940.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 78%
Percent receiving grant aid 74%
Avg amount of grant aid $25,813.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 58%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,348.00

Wheaton College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
Asian Studies/Civilization X
French Studies X
German Studies X
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies X
Italian Studies X
Russian Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Bioinformatics X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other X
German Language and Literature X
Latin Language and Literature X
Russian Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics and Statistics, Other X
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Ancient Studies/Civilization X
Mathematics and Computer Science X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astronomy X
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology X
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology, Other X
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism X

Wheaton College Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Beinecke Scholarship Program $34,000 February 17, 2017
IES Merit-Based Scholarship for Under-Represented Students Up to $5,000 April 01, 2017
Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program $2,500 February 15, 2017

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