Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Wheaton College (Norton, MA)


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Wheaton College is ranked 93 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 239 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 44%
Applicants who took ACT 11%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+10%
600-69942%
600+53%

SAT Math Score

700+15%
600-69945%
600+60%

ACT Score

30-3628%
24-2957%
24+85%

Students applied4,322
Students admitted2,790
Admission rate65%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate76%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$48,694
Fees$318
Room and board$12,500
Estimated book expense$940
Total cost$62,452

Cost after need-based aid$32,058
Cost after non-need-based aid$50,574

Average debt at graduation$32,344

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$44,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met92%
Average need-based aid$30,394
Average non-need-based aid$11,878

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,598

Full-Time

Men565
Women1,002

Part-Time

Men7
Women24

Freshmen retained86%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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