Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Wheaton College (Wheaton, IL)


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Wheaton College is ranked 27 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 49 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 46%
Applicants who took ACT 72%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+32%
600-69942%
600+74%

SAT Math Score

700+23%
600-69947%
600+70%

ACT Score

30-3651%
24-2942%
24+93%

Students applied1,850
Students admitted1,455
Admission rate79%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate82%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$35,190
Fees$0
Room and board$9,806
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$45,796

Cost after need-based aid$25,174
Cost after non-need-based aid$39,453

Average debt at graduation$27,354

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$45,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met85%
Average need-based aid$20,622
Average non-need-based aid$6,343

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,456

Full-Time

Men1,117
Women1,283

Part-Time

Men32
Women24

Freshmen retained95%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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