Wheaton College

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world rank  1178

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University Overview

Founded in 1860, Wheaton College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Wheaton (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Wheaton College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Nondenominational religion. Wheaton College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 159 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1860
Motto Christo et Regno Ejus
For Christ and His Kingdom
Colours Blue and orange

University Location

Address 501 College Avenue
Wheaton (population range: 50,000-249,999)
60187-5593 Illinois
United States
T +1 (630) 752 5000
F +1 (630) 752 5285

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office

+1 (630) 752 5005
800 222 2419

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Nondenominational Christian-Nondenominational

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Wheaton College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019