Wheaton College

#2788 / #784
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
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Private liberal arts college in Norton, Massachusetts

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About Wheaton College

According to 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 1,669 undergraduate students with no graduate students.

Wheaton College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate
3,580 77% 78%

How Much Does Wheaton College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $20,511
30K - 48K $22,008
48K - 75K $22,571
75K - 110K $23,339
110K+ $34,698

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Wheaton College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Wheaton College , then you can expect to earn an average of $55,500 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Wheaton College 's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
1,827 1,827

Where is Wheaton College ?

Wheaton College is located at 26 E Main St, Norton MA 02766-2322

How Safe is Wheaton College ?

Wheaton College has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Norton has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Wheaton College Known For?

Wheaton College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Wheaton College 's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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. Here are some of Wheaton College 's most famous alumni:

Lesley Stahl
Lesley Stahl
An American journalist.
Amanda Urban
Amanda Urban
A Literary agent.
Mary Ellen Avery
Mary Ellen Avery
An American pediatrician .
Mary Johnson Bailey Lincoln
An American chef .
Jean Fritz
An American children's writer .
Christine Todd Whitman
An American politician.
Robie Harris
Robie Harris
An American writer.
Sally Bedell Smith
Sally Bedell Smith
An American journalist and biographer.
Kay Chorao
An American artist and creator of picture books.
Nancy Mairs
An American writer .
Mimi Alford
An American author.
Ron Corning
Ron Corning
An American journalist.

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