83%

Acceptance Rate

$19,443

Avg.Financial Aid

001781

FAFSA Code

About Wheaton College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,944

Website

www.wheaton.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Undenominational

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

501 College Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6307525000
Fax: 6307525555
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. It is generally considered that the ranking of any college helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Wheaton College, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

83%

SAT Range

1210 - 1420

ACT Range

27 - 32

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at WC. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1220-1440 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 26 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Wheaton College is 29. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 501 College Ave, Wheaton, Illinois 60187-5593. To gather more information, they can call them at (630) 752-5000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$28,162

Average Annual Cost

$36,420

Books And Supplies

$800

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,180

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,900

Total One Year Cost

$49,300

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to WC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $51,130. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($37,700), books and supplies ($800), room and boarding ($10,630), and budget for other expenses ($2,000). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

92%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$730

Faculty Overview

64%

Male Professors

36%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business/Managerial Economics

64 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

56 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

45 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

42 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

41 Graduates

Psychology, General

38 Graduates

Music

37 Graduates

Biology, General

34 Graduates

Economics

32 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

29 Graduates

History

24 Graduates

Philosophy

24 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

22 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

22 Graduates

Religious Education

20 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

20 Graduates

Political Science and Government

19 Graduates

Anthropology

18 Graduates

Mathematics

16 Graduates

Chemistry

13 Graduates

Sociology

11 Graduates

Computer Science

10 Graduates

Physics

10 Graduates

Engineering, Other

9 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

9 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

7 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

6 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

6 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

6 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

3 Graduates

Archeology

2 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,401

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

19%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

72% White

1% Unknown

3% Black

6% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

9% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

70%

Out Of State

21%

In State

9%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$81,885 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 99% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

99%

Undergrads in College Housing

97%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,180/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,180/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Roary the Lyon

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

158

Total Female Athletes

196

Intramural Sports

7

Sports Club

22

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $10,630 per year for living on campus. The students at Wheaton College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $6,264 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 46% male and 54% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$36,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$48,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$18,683

$25,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$194 - 259

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

82%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,443

Students Receiving Federal Grants

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,351

Students Receiving State Aid

6%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,720

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

82%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,643

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$30,591

$30K - $48K

$30,717

$48K - $75K

$27,466

$75K - $110K

$23,628

> $110K

$12,975

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$40,720,672

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$12,003,515

The financial aid department of Wheaton College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,607, whereas the financial aid is $18,538. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,599, while the institutional aid is $18,538. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at WC based on students' financial needs add up to $40,720,672 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $12,003,515.

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