#362 Overall Influence #1019 Desirability Rank

Wheaton College

Christian liberal arts college in Wheaton, Illinois

From Wikipedia

Wheaton College is an evangelical liberal arts college and graduate school in Wheaton, Illinois. It was founded by evangelical abolitionists in 1860. Wheaton College was a stop on the Underground Railroad and graduated one of Illinois' first black college graduates.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,801

Acceptance

87%

Graduation Rate

88%

Median SAT Score

1330

Median ACT Score

29

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$37,700

Fees (in-state)

$0

Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $18,440
30K - 48K $16,212
48K - 75K $19,691
75K - 110K $24,299
110K+ $34,164

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$60,500

Employed

87%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

3K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

501 College Ave, Wheaton IL 60187-5593

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

6 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 per 100K

What is Wheaton College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#15 World Rank
Religious Studies
#248 World Rank
Philosophy
#442 World Rank
Literature
#642 World Rank
Business
#693 World Rank
Education
#365 World Rank
Communications
#497 World Rank
History
#869 World Rank
Biology
#784 World Rank
Political Science
#1201 World Rank
Engineering
#1425 World Rank
Medical
#689 World Rank
Psychology
#740 World Rank
Economics
#362 World Rank
Anthropology
#1214 World Rank
Mathematics
#709 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1439 World Rank
Physics
#1655 World Rank
Chemistry
#2376 World Rank
Computer Science
#566 World Rank
Social Work
#1113 World Rank
Sociology

Influential People

Who are Wheaton College 's Most influential alumni?

Wheaton College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Philosophy, and Literature

Carolyn Raffensperger

Carolyn Raffensperger

American lawyer

Stephen Carls

American historian

Russell Vought

Russell Vought

American government official

Sarah Pulliam Bailey

American journalist

Steve Saint

Steve Saint

American businessman

Scott Baker

Journalist

Manuel Ortiz

American pastor, professor and writer

Paul Werner Gast

American geologist

Bruce Ellis Benson

Professor of Philosophy

Alvera Mickelsen

American journalist

Jason Hickel

Author

David Young

David Young

American civil servant, Watergate figure, lawyer, academic