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Wheaton College - Massachusetts
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  • 4 Year
  • NORTON, MA

Report Card

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

About

26 E MAIN ST
NORTON, MA 02766
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference
From Wheaton College - Massachusetts

Wheaton College is a top-ranked undergraduate institution that offers more than 100 majors and minors in the liberal arts and sciences.

The college's interdisciplinary curriculum combines rigorous academics with experiential learning through internships, research, campus jobs, student leadership, and entrepreneurial ventures. Wheaton invests more than $1.2 million annually toward these opportunities, guaranteeing funding for every student.

As a result, Wheaton graduates report a 98 percent success rate in launching careers and pursuing advanced education within six months of graduation.

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Wheaton College - Massachusetts Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
77%
SAT Range
1180-1350
ACT Range
28-31
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Considered but not required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$28,518 / 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
$41,949 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 48 responses
74%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 61 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 61 responses

Majors

Computer Science at Wheaton

academic spotlight

At Wheaton, Computer Science students learn computing theory and then see it in action in classes like Cyber Security, Machine Learning, Parallel and Distributed Computing, and Mobile App Development. They can take their analytical and programming skills to nearly any industry, and into information security, database management, software development, IT, and related areas.

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
    66%
  • On Campus
    7%
  • Online
    27%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,660 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
10
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Unique
    39%
  • Determined
    23%
  • Creative
    19%
  • Average, nothing special
    10%
  • Annoying, pretentious, socially inadept, lame
    3%
  • Friendly
    3%
  • Nerdy
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
97%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 36 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 67 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 30 responses
  • Its a community
    40%
  • Friendly
    27%
  • It is what you make it
    13%
  • Annoying
    7%
  • Boring
    7%
  • Underrated
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
78%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

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