501 College Avenue Wheaton, IL 60187 630-752-5005
http://www.wheaton.edu/ admissions@wheaton.edu
About Wheaton College
  • Year of Foundation 1860
  • Size of Campus 80 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,569
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 50% 50% 75.5% OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $27,580
  • Room and Board $8,050
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 2,369
Wheaton College exists to help build the church and improve society worldwide by promoting the development of whole and effective Christians through excellence in programs of Christian higher education. This mission expresses our commitment to do all things - "For Christ and His Kingdom."
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Dobro Slovo National Slavic, Tri Beta, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Chi, Omnicron Delta Epsilon, Pi Delta Phi, Gamma Kappa Alpha, Alpha Kappa Delta, Sigma Delta Pi
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel, Wheaton Christian Fellowship, Zen Club
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) ASA, Black Students, Latino Students, MESA, International Students, Asian-American, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, South Asian Heritage
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Setting Suburban
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Ruby Lecture Series in the Humanities, Loser Concert Series, Evelyn Danzig Haas '39 Visiting Artists Program & Arts in the City, Programming Council's weekly first-run film series, Academic Festival, Spring Weekend, A Capella Concerts, Sports Events
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (35), Providence (25)
  • Distance to nearest train Mansfield (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Foxboro (6)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 93%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 7%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 55%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 28
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 38%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, other housing options
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 371,675
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 121
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance, other
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing, study skills
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 14,686
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 15
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 72
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 7,691
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Computer Courses No
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Microforms 86,184
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 1,091
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 66
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 25%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years 55%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Stonehill College)
  • Employed Students after 1 year 45%
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 19%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,087
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Putnam Investments, Mellon Financial Services, State Street Bank, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Bayer Diagnostics, Novartis, US Government, Peace Corps
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