Wheaton is a private, four-year, residential college in Norton, Massachusetts that consistently ranks among the nation’s best.
Offering more than 100 career-connected majors and minors, Wheaton provides guaranteed access to internship funding along with a highly personalized education in the liberal arts and sciences. The college’s innovative Compass curriculum encourages students to find a path that fits their interests and goals, with close mentorship to help guide that passion to career success.
Located halfway between Boston and Providence, Wheaton draws students and expert faculty from around the world. The college currently enrolls approximately 1700 students, representing 40 states and more than 60 countries. Nearly one third of Wheaton students participate in the college’s 21 NCAA Division III athletic teams, as well as one of the world’s oldest-running synchronized swimming programs and more than a dozen club and intramural sports. The college’s living-learning environment, where 96% of students live on campus, consists of more than 100+ student organizations.
Wheaton offers more than 600 courses leading to a bachelor of arts degree in more than 100 majors and minors. Recent additions include the popular business and management and film and new media studies programs, new public health majors, and a digital humanities minor. Wheaton’s academic program is coupled with The Wheaton Edge, a four-year immersive personal and professional development experience designed to lead to graduates’ success. The program builds upon the college’s rich tradition of blending liberal arts and sciences with co-curricular leadership by guaranteeing that all students will have a funded internship, research position or other experiential learning opportunity. The college invests more than $1.2 million per year to support these internships, much of which is funded by donors.