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Wheaton College

Majors & Degrees


Degrees Offered
Bachelor&Apos;S, Master&Apos;S, Doctoral, Postbachelor&Apos;S, And First Professional Certificates
Majors
Biological And Biomedical Sciencesbiology/Biological Sciencesbusiness, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Servicesbusiness/Managerial Economicscommunication, Journalism, And Related Programsspeech Communication And Rhetoriccomputer And Information Sciences And Support Servicescomputer Scienceeducationelementary Education; Music Teacher Education; Secondary Educationengineeringengineering Relatedenglish Language And Literature/Lettersenglishforeign Languages, Literatures, And Linguisticsclassics And Classical Languages Related; French; German; Spanishhealth Professions And Related Programshealth Services/Allied Health/Health Scienceshistoryhistorymathematics And Statisticsmathematicsmulti/Interdisciplinary Studiesmulti/Interdisciplinary Studies Relatednatural Resources And Conservationenvironmental Studiesphilosophy And Religious Studiesphilosophyphysical Scienceschemistry; Geology/Earth Science; Physicspsychologypsychologysocial Sciencesanthropology; Archeology; Economics; International Relations And Affairs; Political Science And Government; Sociologytheology And Religious Vocationsbiblical Studies; Religious Educationvisual And Performing Artsart; Music; Music History, Literature, And Theory; Music Performance; Music Related; Music Theory And Composition

Admissions


Freshman
Admission: 1,959 applied; 1,346 admitted; 598 enrolled Average high school GPA: 3.71

Test Scores:

Applying
Options: electronic application, early action, deferred entrance
Application fee: $50
Required: essay or personal statement, high school transcript, 2 letters of recommendation
Recommended: interview

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body


Undergraduate Student Population
2,508 Undergraduate Students, 51% Women, 49% Men, 3% Transferred In
Minority Breakdown
2% Black Or African American Non-Hispanic/Latino, 7% Asian, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 4% Hispanic/Latino, 0.2% American Indian Or Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic/Latino , 0.1% Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 3% Two Or More Races, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 1% Race/Ethnicity Unknown
International Population
2% Representing 37 Other Countries
Housing Info
90% Live On Campus

Campus Life


Housing
On-Campus Residence Required Through Senior Year
Options
Coed, Men-Only, Women-Only, Cooperative, Disabled Students, Campus Housing Is University Owned. Freshman Campus Housing Is Guaranteed
Activities
Drama/Theater Group, Student-Run Newspaper, Choral Group, Discipleship Small Groups, Intramurals, Club Sports, Christian Service Council, Student Government
Most popular organizations
Discipleship Small Groups, Intramurals, Club Sports, Christian Service Council, Student Government
Campus security
24-Hour Emergency Response Devices And Patrols, Student Patrols, Late-Night Transport/Escort Service, Controlled Dormitory Access
Student services
Health Clinic, Personal/Psychological Counseling
Academic Programs
Special Study Options: Advanced Placement Credit, Double Majors, Independent Study, Internships, Off-Campus Study, Services For LD Students, Student-Designed Majors, Study Abroad, Summer Session For Creditrotc: Army (B), , Air Force (C)Unusual Degree Programs: 3-2 Engineering With University Of Illinois, Washington University In St. Louis, Illinois Institute Of Technology, University Of Minnesota; Nursing With Emory University, Johns Hopkins University, Rush University, Vanderbilt University, Case Western Reserve Universityschool Calendar: Semesters

Athletics


Athletics
Member:Ncaadivision:All Division III

Faculty


Faculty
Total: 283Full-Time: 70% Full-Timestudent/Faculty Ratio: 12 :1

Financial Aid


Costs (2013&-14)
Comprehensive fee:$39,650 includes full-time tuition ($30,880) and room and board ($8770). Part-time tuition: $1287 per credit hour. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load
Room and board:college room only: $5150. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility
Payment plans:installment, deferred payment

Financial Aid
Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2012,1,713 applied for aid, 1,336 were judged to have need, 284 had their need fully met. 157 Federal Work-Study jobs (averaging $1308)
In 2012,359 non-need-based awards were made
Average percent of need met:89%
Average financial aid package:$22,636
Average need-based loan:$4983
Average need-based gift aid:$18,445
Average non-need-based aid:$5821
Average indebtedness upon graduation:$25,413


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