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Wheaton College Admission Requirements

Norton, Massachusetts

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Chances of getting into Wheaton College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
73.9%
Admission Difficulty for Wheaton College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Wheaton College and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate ranking it #47 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,556 out of 3,459 applicants were admitted making Wheaton College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Wheaton College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Wheaton College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 46% of students submit SAT scores and 10% submit ACT scores.

Wheaton College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
46%
SAT Scores for Wheaton College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Wheaton College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Wheaton College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
10%
ACT Scores for Wheaton College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Wheaton College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Wheaton College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Wheaton College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Wheaton College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wheaton College was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #23 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Wheaton College accepts 74% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Wheaton College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 23% Good
3.50 to 3.75 23% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 16% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

78% of Wheaton College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Wheaton College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 38%
Top 25% of class 78%
Top 50% of class 99%
Bottom 50% of class 1%
Bottom 25% of class 1%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Wheaton College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,110 1,349 3,459
Accepted 1,611 945 2,556
Acceptance Rate 76% 70% 74%
Enrolled 261 190 451
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 20% 18%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
44

Applicants have 44 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jan 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Wheaton College is $60.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wheaton College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Wheaton College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Considered but not required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Considered but not required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Wheaton College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168281 IPEDS survey data for Wheaton College.

FAQs

Does Wheaton College prefer SAT or ACT?

46% of students submit their SAT scores to Wheaton College. 10% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Wheaton College?

74% of those who apply are granted admission to Wheaton College. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.