Tuition & Fees

$33,835

$33,835

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
39%
400-499
45%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
37%
400-499
45%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
8%
500-599
37%
400-499
44%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
0
24-29
0
18-23
0
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
0
18-23
0
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
20%
24-29
20%
18-23
60%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

12%

88%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,149
Declined + 421
Total Received 1,570
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Private (nonprofit)

880

undergraduate students

498

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Human Development
  2. Social Work
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Codes

SAT 3964
ACT 1934

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School Facts

Wheelock College, founded in 1888, is a private, coeducational institution. Its 16-acre campus is located in Boston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,378
Established in 1888
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Boston, MA

16-acre, urban campus in Boston (population: 636,479). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Wheelock College
200 The Riverway
Boston, MA 02215

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
63%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
14%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
39%
400-499
45%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
37%
400-499
45%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
8%
500-599
37%
400-499
44%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
0
24-29
0
18-23
0
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
0
18-23
0
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
20%
24-29
20%
18-23
60%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $15
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,149
Declined + 421
Total Received 1,570

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Particular talent/ability
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Lisa Slavin
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 734-5212
F: 617 879-2449
undergrad@wheelock.edu

Cost

Tuition $32,625
Room & board $14,000
Additional fees $1,210
Books & supplies $880
Total $48,715
Average Financial Aid - $21,783
Total with Avg. Aid $26,932

Financial Aid

64%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$21,783

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,548,576
State $478,012
Institutional $9,414,886
Other external $427,243
Total $11,868,717

Non-need-based

Federal $3,760
State $0
Institutional $1,829,550
Other external $76,873
Total $1,910,183

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Wildcats
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Arts
Child Health
Child Life
Early Childhood Education
Educational Studies
Elementary Education
Family Studies
Human Development
Humanities
Language/Literacy
Leadership/Policy/Administration
Mathematics/Science
Social Work
Special Education
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Undergraduate

64%

880
students

Female
88%
775

Male
12%
105

Graduate

36%

498
students

Female
90%
448

Male
10%
50

undergraduateFull-time

91%

809
students

Female
89%
713

Male
11%
96

undergraduatePart-time

9%

71
students

Female
88%
62

Male
12%
9

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

223%

Transfer applicants accepted

144%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

67

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

67

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Bermuda
China
Japan
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Mary McCormack
Associate Vice President of Student Success
617 879-2267
mmccormack@wheelock.edu

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