Wheaton College

Wheaton, IL

Wheaton College

Wheaton, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$39,100

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
610
75th
730
25th
600
75th
35
25th
26
75th
31
25th
24
75th
32
25th
26
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,566
Declined 235
Total Received 1,801
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Private

2,654

undergraduate students

762

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Wheaton College, founded in 1860, is a church-affiliated liberal arts college. Its 80-acre campus is located in Wheaton, IL, a residential suburb 25 miles west of Chicago.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,416
Established in 1860
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other

Social Networks

80-acre campus in Wheaton (population: 53,373), 25 miles from Chicago. Major airport, bus, and train serve Chicago.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Wheaton College
501 College Avenue
Wheaton, IL
60187

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
48%
Top 1/4
78%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
610
75th
730
25th
600
75th
35
25th
26
75th
31
25th
24
75th
32
25th
26

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final deadline) January 10
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,566
Declined 235
Total Received 1,801

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

97%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other

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Financial Aid

84%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$19,262

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,100
Housing $6,000
Food $4,065
Books & supplies $800
Total $49,965
Average Financial Aid - $19,262
Total with Avg. Aid $30,703

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,627,664
State $732,634
Institutional $29,785,922
Other external $1,309,916
Total $34,456,136

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $4,235,563
Other external $797,950
Total $5,033,513

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 362-2674
F: 630 752-5413
sfs@wheaton.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

crew, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tae kwon do

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, crew, lacrosse, soccer, tae kwon do

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, golf, kickball, soccer, softball, spikeball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Archeology. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Bible/Biblical Studies. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Chinese Language and Literature. yes
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes yes
Community Psychology. yes
Computer Science. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering, Other. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Missions/Missionary Studies. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music History, Literature, and Theory. yes
Music Pedagogy. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes
Music, Other. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Psychology, Other. yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes
Religious Education. yes yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes yes
Urban Studies/Affairs. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/economics
  2. Applied Health Science
  3. Communication

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

3,416

total students

24%

in-state

76%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

2,654
students

Female
54%
1,445

Male
46%
1,209

22%

762
students

Female
60%
455

Male
40%
307

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

2,384
students

Female
54%
1,299

Male
46%
1,085

10%

270
students

Female
54%
146

Male
46%
124

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: March 1

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

76

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Hong Kong
Indonesia
Singapore
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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