Wheaton College - Illinois

544 reviews
  1. Wheaton, IL
  2. 4 Year
A-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    D+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    A+
  10. Campus Food
    A+
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    A+
Wheaton College - Illinois is ...
Private not-for-profit, Inter-/Non-denominational
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
Address
501 College Ave
Wheaton, IL 60187

Wheaton College - Illinois Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
1190-1410
ACT Range
27-32
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$25,258/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $15,962/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,408/ year
  • $49-75k
    $17,557/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,644/ year
  • $110k+
    $32,144/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.28 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.29 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.29 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,368Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
Report
  • Christian
    60%
  • Dedicated
    30%
  • White
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life.23 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.47 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
Report
  • Hard working
    78%
  • Blessed
    22%

After Wheaton College - Illinois

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
89%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.12 responses

Reviews

544 reviews
  • Excellent
    147
  • Very Good
    226
  • Average
    139
  • Poor
    19
  • Terrible
    13
I love my school. I have had a lot of fun during gym period and drawing classes. its been really fun . I appreciate the way my teachers teach me its really fun and I understand that way much better they teach with a lot of confidence and enthusiasm with lots of activities.
  • College Junior
  • 2 months ago
Encouraging community, integrates faith with rigorous academics.
  • College Sophomore
  • 3 months ago
Can be harder for students who don't come from a White Evangelical background. Professors are really, really great and invested in their students. There's a lot of room to explore what you're interested in as long as you are willing to take some risks and get to know your professors and peers.
  • College Senior
  • 3 months ago