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Wheaton College

Wheaton, Illinois

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Overview

Student Population
2,908
Wheaton College overview
Location Wheaton, Illinois
Online wheaton.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Undenominational
Wheaton College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Wheaton, Illinois, Wheaton College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Undenominational faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,801 prospective students applied, and 1,566 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 481 enrolled in the school.  2,420 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 488 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $39,100 plus fees of $0. Wheaton College is ranked 133 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

8/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
9/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

Wheaton College is rated within the top 25% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Wheaton College within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
Wheaton College overview
SAT 1210/1450
ACT 26/32
GPA 3.81
Applications Accepted
87% 
Wheaton College overview
Applications Due Jan 10, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$39,100
Costs for Wheaton College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,990
Budget for Other Expenses$2,050
Total One Year Cost$52,940

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$54,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
87% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Wheaton College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 15%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 9%
English and Literature 8%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%
Business 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=149781 IPEDS survey data for Wheaton College.

Current students may use the Wheaton College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.