#3 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

Wheaton College

Wheaton, Illinois

 2 Reviews


Student Population
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 1,993 prospective students applied, and 1,719 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 546 enrolled in the school.  2,430 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 617 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $40,570 plus fees of $250. Wheaton College is ranked 150 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Wheaton College is rated within the top 26% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


Rankings for Wheaton College within the 2023 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

View the CollegeSimply ranking methodology.

Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
Wheaton College overview
SAT 1250/1430
ACT 27/32
GPA 3.75
Applications Accepted
Wheaton College overview
Applications Due Jan 10, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

Explore admissions requirements

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Wheaton College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$700
Other Fees$250
Room and Board $11,100
Budget for Other Expenses$2,080
Total One Year Cost$54,700

Tuition and financial aid details


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

Explore Post Graduation Outcomes

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%

View All 39 Majors

Other Colleges to Consider 

Students considering Wheaton College are frequently interested in these similar colleges.

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.