2,391
Students
Financial aid thermometer
25,883
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
84
84%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Wheaton College is a Comprehensive institution located in Wheaton, IL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 501 College Avenue
Wheaton, IL  60187-5593
United States
Contact Jason Kircher
Interim Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@wheaton.edu
Phone: 630-752-5011
Fax: 630-752-5285

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing Related Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,693
Applied
1,439
Accepted
2,391
Enrolled
85%
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Female Admissions

1,019
Females Applied
859
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

674
Males Applied
580
Males Accepted
86%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.72
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 10th April 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 31st
Transfer March 1st April 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 675 630 720
SAT Math 648 600 690
ACT Composite 29 27 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

36,420
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Fees

10,180
Room & board
6,000
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes

Financial Aid

25,883
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,369
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,116
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,422
Avg. Loan Aid
7,358
Avg. Grant Aid
21,171
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
84%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
22%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,391
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.65%
Black or African American 2.67%
White or Caucasian 74.83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 8.83%
Two or more races 4.5%
Other 0.34%

Gender

Male (45.88%)
Female (54.12%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 89%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Mastodon March, Talent Show and President's Ball

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Discipleship small groups, intramurals, Club Sports, Christian Service Council and New Student Orientation

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

321
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 222
Part-time - 99
Male - 191
Female - 130