Wheaton College (MA)

Norton, MA, USA
3.79 Average Rating

Wheaton College is a 4-year, coeducational college located halfway between Boston and Providence in Norton, Massachusetts. Students can choose between more than 47 majors, all of which are influenced by the Wheaton Core Curriculum, which includes cross-disciplinary classes, courses on writing and quantitative analysis, and culminates in a capstone experience. Founded in 1834, Wheaton has a number of deeply-rooted traditions, such as the thesis parade and the race of homemade boats on Peacock Pond. With students from 40 states, 70 foreign countries, and from all walks of life, Wheaton is dedicated to academic exploration, personal freedom, and the success of every student.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
34%
Out-Of-State Students
52%
0
100
48%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 20, 2019
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 20, 2019 May 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision January 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision November 1, 2019
Other January 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,688
Total Number of Undergrads
1,688
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
74%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
78%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$31,814
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$52,626
Out-of-State Tuition
$52,626
0
100
94%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%
Average Aid Per Year
$34,098
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
39%
61%
Student Organizations
139
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Boston
New York
Providence
Washington
Portland
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
68%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$47,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.79 Average Rating
Wheaton is a small, intensive liberal arts college in Norton, MA. While the town of Norton isn't a great college town and the campus is small, Wheaton has a great campus community with active and engaged students, faculty, and staff. Classes are intimate, professors are intelligent and accessible.
Nicholas from Loudonville, NY
You feel in paradise, You are surrounded by amazing people, The faculty members are always there for you.
Alicia from Dominican Republic

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