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Wheaton College

Wheaton, IL

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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
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@wheaton.edu
Phone: 630-752-5011
Fax: 630-752-5285

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing, Other Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Bible/biblical Studies Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Pedagogy Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,800
Applied
1,566
Accepted
2,265
Enrolled
87%
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Female Admissions

1,024
Females Applied
912
Females Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

776
Males Applied
654
Males Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.81
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs 3 recommendations
Other requirements: Christian Faith Reference

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st April 1st
Other early decision plan November 15th December 31st
Transfer March 1st March 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 664 610 720
SAT Math 656 600 630
ACT Composite 29 26 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

40,570
Private
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Fees

11,100
Room & board
6,440
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

29,630
Avg. Financial Aid Package
32,494
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,580
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,503
Avg. Loan Aid
12,283
Avg. Grant Aid
23,685
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73.8%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,265
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.09%
Black or African American 2.51%
White or Caucasian 69.48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.04%
Asian 10.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 6.33%
Other 0.63%

Gender

Male (44.37%)
Female (55.63%)

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 81%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Mastodon March, Talent Show and Presidents Ball

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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

Faculty

348
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 219
Part-time - 129
Male - 210
Female - 138
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