Wheelock College

Wheelock College

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
88%
12%
student ratio
869
total students
$32,625 | $32,625
in-state | out-of-state tuition
May 1
fall application deadline
87%
acceptance rate
Minimally Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
479
sat math
497
sat reading
496
sat writing
19
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication and Media Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Child Development
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Development and Family Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Youth Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

87% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,458
    • Accepted1,276
    • Acceptance Rate87%
    • Enrolled869
    • Female Applicants1,166
    • Females Accepted1,040
    • Female Acceptance Rate89%
    • Male Applicants292
    • Males Accepted236
    • Male Acceptance Rate80%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.11
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen May 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer June 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 497 430 550
    • SAT Math 479 420 530
    • SAT Writing 496 430 550
    • ACT Composite 19 15 24
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$32,625
    • Out-of-state tuition *$32,625
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,210
    • Room and board *$14,000
    • 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 offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students869
    • Male Student Percentage12%
    • Female Student Percentage88%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino11.65%
    • Black or African American10.84%
    • White or Caucasian59.75%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.12%
    • Asian3.46%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races3.34%
    • Unknown8.65%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.19% representing 15 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students39% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 65%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Yes No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Yes No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Yes No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis No Yes No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Yes No
    • Field hockey No Yes No
    • Lacrosse No Yes No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer No Yes No
    • Softball Yes Yes No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis No No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty180
    • Full-time Percentage38%
    • Part-time Percentage62%
    • Female Percentage77%
    • Male Percentage23%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or 1,156 students to 106 faculty

Location & Contact

200 The Riverway
Boston, MA 02215-4176
USA

Ms.Lisa Slavin

Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Phone: 617-879-2209
Fax: 617-879-2449
Email: lslavin@wheelock.edu


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