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Wheaton College

Wheaton, Illinois

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Overview

Student Population
2,944
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 1,889 prospective students applied, and 1,602 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 614 enrolled in the school.  2,601 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 343 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $37,700 plus fees of $0. Wheaton College is ranked 140 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
8/10
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

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Admission Standards
Elite
Wheaton College overview
SAT 1220/1440
ACT 26/32
GPA 3.71
Applications Accepted
84.8% 
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Applications Due Jan 10, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$37,700
Costs for Wheaton College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,630
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$51,130

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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.