Wheaton College (Wheaton)

501 College Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187-5593
Tel: (630)752-5000
Private not-for-profit | 3,034 students
Wheaton College (Wheaton, Ill.), founded in 1860, is a private, interdenominational Christian college.

School Overview:

Wheaton College (Wheaton)
CountyDu Page County, IL
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
243 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment3,034 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,704 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
330 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
2,508 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
526 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted69%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)600-720450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)610-700460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)600-710440-570
ACT English (25-75%)27-3419-25
ACT Math (25-75%)26-3118-25
ACT Writing (25-75%)8-96-8
ACT Composite (25-75%)27-3220-25

School Notes:

  • Facilities at the campus includes Computing labs in Buswell Library, the Billy Graham Center, and five residence halls, with networked Windows and Macintosh workstations, printers, Internet access; Residence Hall Network (ResNet); Exercise physiology laboratory; fitness center; and 35-meter indoor pool; Edman Memorial Chapel; Pierce Memorial Chapel; and Barrows Auditorium; Arena Theater.
  • Wheaton College offers Doctoral degree in Biblical & Theological Studies and Clinical Psychology. Master of Arts degree is offered in Biblical Archaeology, Biblical Exegesis, Biblical Studies, Christian Formation & Ministry, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Ministries, Evangelism, General History of Christianity, General Theology, Historical & Systematic Theology, Intercultural Studies, Intercultural Studies TESOL, Missions and Religion in American Life. Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary and Secondary. Certificates are issued for TESOL.
  • With 40 majors, a student-to-faculty ratio of 12-to-1, and an average class size of 23, Wheaton students count on getting quality instruction and attention.
  • The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and American Psychological Association (APA).
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