Resources › For Students and Parents Wheaton College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Wheaton College Chapel. Beanerino56 / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 19, 2017 Wheaton College Description: This article is for Wheaton College in Massachusetts, not Wheaton College in Illinois Wheaton College is a private liberal arts college located in Norton, Massachusetts. The 400-acre campus has easy access to Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod. Students come from all 50 states and around 70 countries. Wheaton students can choose from more than 40 majors and 50 minors, and the college's curriculum is designed to challenge students to make connections between courses in different fields. Academics are supported by a 10 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 15 to 20. Student life is active with over 90 student clubs and organizations. On the athletic front, the Wheaton College Lyons compete in the NCAA Division III New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) for most sports. The college fields 21 intercollegiate teams. Popular sports include soccer, softball, lacrosse, and track and field. Admissions Data (2016): Wheaton College Acceptance Rate: 67%GPA, SAT and ACT Graph for Wheaton AdmissionsWheaton College has test-optional admissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -See SAT scores for top Massachusetts collegesACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -See ACT scores for top Massachusetts colleges Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,651 (all undergraduate)Gender Breakdown: 38% Male / 62% Female99% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $49,012Books: $940 (why so much?)Room and Board: $12,500Other Expenses: $1,060Total Cost: $63,512 Wheaton College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 95%Loans: 73%Average Amount of AidGrants: $28,990Loans: $7,101 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Economics, English, Fine Arts, History, International Relations, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 86%4-Year Graduation Rate: 76%6-Year Graduation Rate: 79% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Basketball, Baseball, Track and FieldWomen's Sports: Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Swimming, Softball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Wheaton College, You May Also Like These Colleges: Stonehill College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphConnecticut College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphTufts University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphVassar College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBoston College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBrandeis University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBates College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphTrinity College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphNortheastern University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphColby College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBowdoin College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSmith College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Wheaton College and the Common Application Wheaton College uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you: Common Application essay tips and samplesShort answer tips and samplesSupplemental essay tips and samples Wheaton College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://wheatoncollege.edu/about/history-mission/ "Wheaton College provides a transformative liberal arts education for intellectually curious students in a collaborative, academically vibrant residential community that values a diverse world."