Wheaton College - Illinois: Statistics

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#1716 of 14,131 In the World
#499 of 2,597 In North America
#451 of 2,496 In the United States
#15 of 100 In Illinois
#165 of 1,011 For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies

Quick Review

Religion
Undenominational
Acceptance rate
87%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
29
Avg. cost to attend
$27,474 /y
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
2,265
Graduates
643
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.wheaton.edu

Wheaton College - Illinois Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 87% 84% 89%
Applicants 1,801 776 1,025
Admissions 1,566 653 913
Freshmen enrolled full time 481 212 269

1,010 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

147 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
318 or 66%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1210
or below

75% of them
had 1450
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Wheaton College - Illinois are 1210-1450 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
242 or 50%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 26
or below

75% of them
had 32
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Wheaton College - Illinois are 26-32 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1978 (68%)
Asian 257 (9%)
Hispanic 192 (7%)
Two or more races 167 (6%)
Nonresident Alien 167 (6%)
Black or African American 89 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 53 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$27,474/year
Average aid awarded
$23,903
Students receiving aid
94%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $15,933
$30-48K $18,519
$48-75K $18,373
$75-110K $23,746
$110K+ $34,916

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $39,100$17,424
Tuition in-state $39,100$17,424
Tuition out-of-state $39,100$17,424

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,175
Combined charge for room and board $10,065
Room charge $6,000
Meal charge $4,065

Wheaton College - Illinois Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business & Managerial Economics 65
Clinical Psychology 35 15
English Language and Literature, General 39
Religious Education 23 16
Theology & Theological Studies 33 5
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 37
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 36
Missions & Missionary Studies 34
International Relations and Affairs 30
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 29
Psychology, General 28
Elementary Education and Teaching 28
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling 23
Bible & Biblical Studies 20
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 19
Chemistry, General 16
Art & Art Studies, General 15
Political Science and Government, General 14
History, General 14
Computer Science 14
Mathematics, General 14
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 14
Anthropology, General 12
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 11
Spanish Language and Literature 10
Philosophy 10
Sociology, General 9
Physics, General 8
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 8
Music Performance, General 8
Community Psychology 8
Engineering, Other 7
Intercultural & Multicultural and Diversity Studies 7
Geology & Earth Science, General 6
Music Teacher Education 6
Music, Other 5
Environmental Science 5
Applied Mathematics, General 5
Urban Studies & Affairs 4
Music, General 4
French Language and Literature 3
Music Pedagogy 3
Archeology 1 2
Music Theory and Composition 2
Chinese Language and Literature 1
Music History, Literature, and Theory 1
Grand Total 559 183 20
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 88% 85% 90%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,524
Citations
28,193

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
778 / 13,134
Psychology
264 / 7,814
Sociology
215 / 1,259
Medicine
203 / 4,525
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
178 / 514
Art & Design
150 / 652
Philosophy
134 / 145
History
116 / 408
Political Science
107 / 1,043
Social Psychology
106 / 3,299
Environmental Science
95 / 1,786
Economics
85 / 803
Computer Science
84 / 5,736
Physics
82 / 739
Biology
82 / 2,616
Business
79 / 6,400
Demography
63 / 2,220
Chemistry
61 / 748
Engineering
56 / 326
Gender Studies
54 / 369
Classics and Ancient History
50 / 170
Literature
47 / 212
Law
45 / 684
Clinical Psychology
45 / 2,159
Political Economy
43 / 195
Creative Writing
41 / 70
Mathematics
40 / 1,006
Education Majors
38 / 771
Child Psychology
36 / 2,852
Geography and Cartography
35 / 779
Communications and Public Relations
35 / 5,149
Art History
33 / 173
Media Studies
31 / 32
Aesthetics
28 / 195
Health Science
27 / 668
Ecology
26 / 497
Materials Science
26 / 145
Cognitive Science
23 / 133
Atomic and Molecular physics
21 / 180
Public Health
21 / 155

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 20 97
1992 14 171
1993 16 174
1994 9 226
1995 11 175
1996 18 198
1997 24 247
1998 23 222
1999 19 267
2000 20 319
2001 30 327
2002 15 348
2003 33 536
2004 29 496
2005 42 598
2006 37 594
2007 54 802
2008 63 920
2009 50 1196
2010 80 1408
2011 55 1436
2012 79 1761
2013 77 2093
2014 91 2045
2015 89 2088
2016 102 1874
2017 93 1990
2018 88 1791
2019 103 2166
2020 133 2387
2021 126 2488

Wheaton College - Illinois alumni

  1. Billy Graham

    Billy Graham
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1918-2018 (aged 100)
    Occupations
    theologianautobiographercleric
    Biography

    William Franklin Graham Jr. was an American evangelist and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well known internationally in the late 1940s. He was a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and was, according to a biographer, "among the most influential Christian leaders" of the 20th century.

  2. Wes Craven

    Wes Craven
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-2015 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    film directorfilm producerscreenwriteractorcamera operator
    Biography

    Wesley Earl Craven was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and editor. Due to the cultural impact and influence of his work, Craven has commonly been recognized as one of the greatest masters of the horror genre. Amongst his prolific filmography, Craven was best known for his pioneering work in the horror genre, particularly slasher films, where he mixed horror cliches with humor and satire.

  3. Dan Coats

    Dan Coats
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Enrolled in Wheaton College - Illinois
    In 1965 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerdiplomatlobbyistbusinessperson
    Biography

    Daniel Ray Coats is an American politician, attorney, and former diplomat. From 2017 to 2019, he served as the Director of National Intelligence in the Trump administration. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a United States Senator from Indiana from 1989 to 1999 and again from 2011 to 2017. He was the United States Ambassador to Germany from 2001 to 2005, and a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1981 to 1989. Coats served on the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence while in the U.S. Senate.

  4. John Piper

    John Piper
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    theologianwriteruniversity teachernon-fiction writer
    Biography

    John Stephen Piper is an American New Testament scholar, Reformed theologian, pastor, and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Piper taught biblical studies at Bethel University for six years (1974-1980), before serving as pastor for preaching and vision of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis for 33 years (1980-2013).

General info

Founded 1860
Motto Christo et Regno Ejus
For Christ and His Kingdom
Colors blue, orange
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 802
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 501 College Ave
Wheaton, Illinois, 60187-5593
United States
City population 54,000
Phone 6307525000
Fax +1 (630) 752 5285

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