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Wheaton College

Wheaton, Illinois

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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
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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 1,850 prospective students applied, and 1,529 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 610 enrolled in the school.  2,601 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 343 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $36,420 plus fees of $0. Wheaton College is ranked 133 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Wheaton College is rated within the top 24% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1210/1420
ACT 27/32
GPA 3.71
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 10, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Wheaton College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,180
Budget for Other Expenses$1,900
Total One Year Cost$49,300

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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.

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