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Wheaton College - Massachusetts
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  • 4 Year
  • NORTON, MA

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Wheaton College is holding in-person classes and has resumed in-person campus tours on a limited basis. Wheaton College has also developed ways for you to experience campus virtually to assist you and your family as you make important decisions about college. Contact us at 508-286-8251 or email admission@wheatoncollege.edu to schedule a tour. Learn More

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade D+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  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

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

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
74%
SAT Range
1180-1350
ACT Range
27-31
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
$29,688 / 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
$38,167 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
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. 58 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 58 responses

Majors

Biology at Wheaton

From our rooftop greenhouse and state of the art science center to our on-campus woodlands, biology majors conduct and present research under the guidance of Wheaton faculty, whose interests span a wide range of sub disciplines. Many of Wheaton’s biology majors enroll in Masters or Ph.D. programs or go on to medical, dental, optometry, or veterinary school.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,764 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
10
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
22%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Unique
    39%
  • Determined
    25%
  • Creative
    14%
  • Average, nothing special
    11%
  • Annoying, pretentious, socially inadept, lame
    4%
  • Friendly
    4%
  • Nerdy
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 33 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 64 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Its a community
    33%
  • Friendly
    30%
  • It is what you make it
    15%
  • Annoying
    7%
  • Boring
    7%
  • Underrated
    7%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
75%
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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