Wheaton College – Massachusetts

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
26 East Main Street
Norton, MA 02766
(508) 286-8251
(800) 394-6003
Fax: (508) 286-8271

Contact: Gail Berson
Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission and Student Aid
Main Address

26 East Main Street
Norton, MA 02766
(508) 286-8200

www.wheatoncollege.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 1,655
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 420
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,655

Setting
Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $55

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 43%

Percent students who return sophomore year: 83%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African, American, Diaspora Studies B
American Studies B
Ancient Studies B
Asian Studies B
French Studies B
German Studies B
Italian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Bioinformatics B
Biology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

English Language & Literature

English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B
Theater and English Dramatic Literature B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classical Civilization B
Classics B
French B
German B
Greek, Modern B
Italian B
Latin B
Russian B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B
Mathematics and Economics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Mathematics/Computer Science B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion and History B
Religion and Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Astronomy B
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychobiology/Physiological Psychology B
Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Wheaton College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(508) 286-8200
Website:www.wheatoncollege.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:wheatoncollege.edu/admission/apply/
Address:26 E Main St, Norton, MA 02766-2322
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,651
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):76%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,651 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$49,012
Out-of-state Tuition:$49,012
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$28,990

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Wheaton College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Wheaton College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies9
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education3
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics7
History1
Mathematics and Statistics2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies3
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies3
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total51

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Wheaton College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Wheaton College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$49,012
Out-of-state$49,012
Books and supplies$940

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid39996%
Grant or scholarship aid39895%$28,990
Student loan aid30373%$7,101

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,44891%$26,734
Federal student loans1,07167%$6,814

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Wheaton College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Wheaton College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,1671,6452,522
Percent admitted100%62%70%
Percent admitted who enrolled13%12%13%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Wheaton College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,651
Undergraduate enrollment1,651
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Wheaton College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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