#383 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)

$39,100

Fees (in-state)

$0

IncomeAverage 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
#238 World Rank
Philosophy
#423 World Rank
Literature
#610 World Rank
Business
#655 World Rank
Education
#339 World Rank
Communications
#507 World Rank
History
#1092 World Rank
Biology
#806 World Rank
Political Science
#1509 World Rank
Engineering
#1502 World Rank
Medical
#719 World Rank
Psychology
#313 World Rank
Anthropology
#808 World Rank
Economics
#1486 World Rank
Mathematics
#779 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1873 World Rank
Chemistry
#1780 World Rank
Physics
#2761 World Rank
Computer Science
#540 World Rank
Social Work
#1020 World Rank
Sociology

Other areas of influence

#572 World Rank
Law
#1315 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#2095 World Rank
Nursing

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 Anthropology

Paul Werner Gast

American geologist

Stephen Carls

American historian

Steve Saint

Steve Saint

American businessman

Bill Gothard

Bill Gothard

American Christian leader

Richard Hess

Bible academic

Hugh M. Cole

American historian and army officer

Edward Breathitte Sellers

First known college graduate of color of Wheaton College

Bruce Ellis Benson

Professor of Philosophy

Scott Baker

Journalist

Manuel Ortiz

American pastor, professor and writer

Gary Chapman

Gary Chapman

American relationship counselor, author and radio host

David Iglesias

David Iglesias

American attorney and professor of politics and law