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Wheaton College - Illinois
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  • 4 Year
  • WHEATON, IL

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Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade D+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade A+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

501 COLLEGE AVE
WHEATON, IL 60187
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
From Wheaton College - Illinois

Wheaton College is the quintessential Christian Liberal Arts college, the academic home for globally diverse, intellectually ambitious, deeply faithful Christians who want comprehensive world-class quality in an environment of curiosity, conviction, and community.

We deliver the essence of the Christian Liberal Arts educational experience. With twin traditions of quality academics and deep faith along with a faculty composed of Christian thought leaders, Wheaton is the standard-bearer for world-class undergraduate and graduate Christian education.

Wheaton delivers a singular opportunity to become the person God is calling you to become and to prepare you to make the difference God is calling you to make for Christ and His Kingdom. Through the grace-filled, Christ-centered community, students at Wheaton from all backgrounds are welcomed, loved, valued, and respected.

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Wheaton College - Illinois Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
87%
SAT Range
1210-1450
ACT Range
26-32
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$27,474 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,903 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
98%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 40 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 54 responses
44%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 54 responses

Majors

The Aequitas Fellows Program

The Aequitas Fellows is a group of highly selective, four-year cohort academic programs centered around important interdisciplinary themes. As part of a cohort, you will join together with other outstanding students in common classes and experiences to explore questions central to your particular theme. Aequitas scholars qualify for an annual, renewable academic scholarship totaling $20,000.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    37%
  • On Campus
    63%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,195 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
70
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Christian
    49%
  • Dedicated
    14%
  • Determined
    11%
  • Culturally Christian
    9%
  • White
    9%
  • Intellectual
    3%
  • Ready for everything and anything
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
87%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 47 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 72 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Hard working
    49%
  • Blessed
    20%
  • Rigorous
    11%
  • Sheltered
    9%
  • Elitist
    3%
  • Fast-paced
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
88%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

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