At Wheaton, you don’t have to settle.
Wheaton College is an explicitly Christian and academically rigorous liberal arts college and graduate school located just 25 miles west of Chicago. Established in 1860 by abolitionists, Wheaton is guided by its original mission to provide excellence in Christian higher education. The College offers over 50 academic programs in various fields of study. With twin traditions of quality academics and deep faith along with a faculty composed of Christian thought leaders, Wheaton is the standard bearer for a world-class Christian liberal arts education.
At Wheaton, you don’t have to settle. Your faith is a defining part of who you are, and cultivating your God-given talents through academic rigor is just as important to your college journey. Here, you can have both. In a community filled with expert, like-hearted professors and fellow students, you’ll engage in an unparalleled journey that integrates your faith and learning.
You’ll deepen your faith through intellectual testing as you work with premier faculty who are true mentors and guides. Our one-of-a-kind core curriculum—Christ at the Core—is marked by academic excellence and grounded in the person of Jesus Christ and His truth as revealed in the Scriptures. Our enduring model offers students space to wrestle with timeless challenges and pursue biblically informed, thoughtful wisdom.
Wheaton is a grace-filled, Christ-centered community where reaching your God-given potential is never accomplished alone. We’ll challenge you even as we support your growth. But you can expect fun and joy here too. We live, lead, work, serve, and worship together as an educational community centered around Jesus, reflecting the beautiful diversity of his kingdom. You’ll have opportunities to express who you are, how you see the world, and where you witness God at work. Expect lasting friendships as you become a member of the Wheaton College family that spans the globe.