Wheaton College (IL)

Women's WCLA Contact: Sammy Simpson
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2,391 Undergrads / 2,900 Students
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$30,021 Net Price
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85% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
80% / 89%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Grand Rapids Michigan Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Colorado Springs Colorado Area
Where Grads Work
  • US Army
  • First Trust
  • IBM
  • World Relief
  • English Language Institute/China (ELIC)
  • Tyndale House Publishers
  • Moody Bible Institute
  • Wells Fargo
  • Accenture
  • Christianity Today
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • The University of Chicago
  • World Vision
  • Bank of America
  • Deloitte
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Community and Social Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Sales
  • Research
  • Arts and Design
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative
  • Marketing
  • Program and Project Management
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
590 - 710
600 - 690
1290 - 1480
27 - 34
25 - 30
27 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 600 - 700 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 1,693 674 1,019
% Admitted 85% 86% 84%
% Admits That Enroll 40% 43% 39%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.7
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (21%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (17%)
    Psychology (14%)
    Business (8%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (8%)
    English Language & Literature (6%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (5%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (4%)
    Physical Sciences (4%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    History (3%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (2%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (2%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (2%)
    Foreign Languages
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$35,190
    Books & Supplies$800
    Cost of Living$9,806
    Personal Expenses$1,900
    Sticker Price$47,696

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    90% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship84%$16,173
    Federal Grants17%$5,371
    Pell Grants17%$4,291
    Other Federal17%$1,080
    State & Local Grants4%$4,616
    Institutional Grants84%$14,849
    Student Loans57%$7,663
    Federal Loans56%$6,036
    Other Loans5%$21,419

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $446 Million $153,923

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $22,437.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $20,913 $239

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 0.8%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 844 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $48,400

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.0 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 80% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 1 -
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 2 1
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Single program-Other
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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