#1296 Overall Influence #822 Desirability Rank

Wheaton College

Private liberal arts college in Norton, Massachusetts

From Wikipedia

Wheaton College is a private liberal arts college in Norton, Massachusetts. Wheaton was founded in 1834 as a female seminary. The trustees officially changed the name of the Wheaton Female Seminary to Wheaton College in 1912 after receiving a college charter from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It remained one of the oldest institutions of higher education for women in the United States until men began to be admitted in 1988. It enrolls approximately 1,750 students.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

3,580

Acceptance

77%

Graduation Rate

78%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$55,904

Fees (in-state)

$462

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$20,511
30K - 48K$22,008
48K - 75K$22,571
75K - 110K$23,339
110K+$34,698

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$55,500

Employed

92%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

26 E Main St, Norton MA 02766-2322

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

3 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

2 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

#829 World Rank
Literature
#1203 World Rank
Education
#1794 World Rank
Biology
#1563 World Rank
Political Science
#1963 World Rank
Medical
#1180 World Rank
Mathematics
#862 World Rank
Psychology
#1354 World Rank
History
#2695 World Rank
Computer Science
#1817 World Rank
Philosophy
#2652 World Rank
Chemistry
#3345 World Rank
Religious Studies
#2628 World Rank
Physics
#2807 World Rank
Economics
#1566 World Rank
Sociology
#1851 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#460 World Rank
Communications
#1748 World Rank
Business
#1822 World Rank
Law
#2162 World Rank
Nursing
#2449 World Rank
Social Work
#2684 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#2967 World Rank
Engineering
#2988 World Rank
Earth Sciences

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 Communications, Literature, and Psychology

Caterina Riccardi

Researcher

Brianne A Jeffrey

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0002-3337-4434

Aubrie Soucy

Researcher

Roxana Mesias

Researcher

Donna Amenta

American chemist

Jonathan K. Crane

Scholar in bioethics and Jewish thought

Eric I Elliott

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0003-0630-3478

Geralyn M. Messerlian

Researcher

Denise B Flaherty

Researcher

Lynn K. Paul

Researcher

Sybil Ward

American lawyer

Phyllis Busansky

American politician