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Wheaton College

Norton, MA

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Overview

Wheaton College is a 4-year institution located in Norton, MA.

Location & Contact

Address 26 East Main Street
Norton, MA  02766
United States
Contact Chris Hooker-Haring
Interim Vice President of Enrollment
Email: admission@wheatoncollege.edu
Phone: 508-286-8251
Fax: 508-286-8271

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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American Studies Checkmark
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Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Italian Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 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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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages
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German Checkmark
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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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Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
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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
Astronomy And Astrophysics Related Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts And Stagecraft Related Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,674
Applied
2,566
Accepted
1,760
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

2,162
Females Applied
1,628
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,512
Males Applied
938
Males Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.42
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required 2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 1st March 31st
Out of state Fall freshmen January 1st January 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 3rd
Other early decision plan November 1st January 15th
Transfer May 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 634 600 680
SAT Math 621 580 670
ACT Composite 29 27 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

54,118
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Fees

350
Full-time student fees
13,896
Room & board
7,412
Room only

Financial Aid

43,984
Avg. Financial Aid Package
46,358
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,331
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,450
Avg. Loan Aid
20,826
Avg. Grant Aid
38,800
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
87%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,760
Total Undergrad students
10%
International Students
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.23%
Black or African American 5.43%
White or Caucasian 65.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 4.74%
Two or more races 4.34%
Other 2.17%

Gender

Male (39.15%)
Female (60.85%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 96%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Spring Weekend, Head of the Peacock and Holi

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Performance Groups (a capella, dance and improv), Black Student Association (BSA), Programming Activities Council and Feminist Association of Wheaton (FAW)

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
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

185
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 132
Part-time - 53
Male - 81
Female - 104