Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Wheaton College (Norton, MA)


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Wheaton College is ranked 100 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 282 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 59%
Applicants who took ACT 20%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+9%
600-69929%
600+38%

SAT Math Score

700+7%
600-69935%
600+42%

ACT Score

30-3626%
24-2957%
24+83%

Students applied4,478
Students admitted2,779
Admission rate62%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate76%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$50,520
Fees$330
Room and board$12,968
Estimated book expense$940
Total cost$64,758

Cost after need-based aid$34,021
Cost after non-need-based aid$49,661

Average debt at graduation$33,280

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$46,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met92%
Average need-based aid$30,737
Average non-need-based aid$15,097

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,651

Full-Time

Men622
Women1,016

Part-Time

Men5
Women8

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

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