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Wheaton College - Illinois
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  • 4 Year
  • WHEATON, IL

Report Card

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

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.

HIGHLIGHTS

Located 25 Miles Outside Chicago

150+ Majors, Minors, and Certificates

On-Campus Art Gallery and a Conservatory of Music

Championship-Winning NCAA Division III Athletic Program

75+ Study Abroad Programs

50+ Clubs, Ensembles, and Performance Groups

89% of undergraduate students receive institutional grants and scholarships

99% of recent graduates landed within six months of graduation

At Wheaton, we are committed to providing a singular opportunity to help you become the person God is calling you to be and to equip you to make a real difference for Christ and His Kingdom.

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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
January 15
Acceptance Rate
86%
SAT Range
1250-1430
ACT Range
27-32
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$28,319 / 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
$23,469 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
95%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 43 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 58 responses
41%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 58 responses

Majors

The Aequitas Fellows Program

academic spotlight

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 $24,000.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,043 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
62
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
21%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 39 responses
  • Christian
    44%
  • Dedicated
    13%
  • Determined
    10%
  • White
    10%
  • Culturally Christian
    8%
  • Intellectual
    5%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
88%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 51 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 76 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 39 responses
  • Hard working
    44%
  • Blessed
    18%
  • Rigorous
    15%
  • Sheltered
    8%
  • community
    5%
  • Elitist
    3%
  • Fast-paced
    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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