Wheaties become movement makers, entrepreneurial shapers, and pathway breakers.
We become scientists, lawyers, doctors, CEOs, filmmakers, engineers, policy experts, educators, renowned scholars, investment bankers, musicians, and entrepreneurs, as well as missionaries, theologians, and church leaders.
Find yourself here.
Rigorous, Respected & Recognized
A top-tier liberal arts education in a Christ-centered community
99% Employed or in graduate school
Wheaton graduates are highly prepared for what comes next, whether it’s a dream job or an advanced degree.
(Class of 2022 data)
#12 Top 20 best alumni networks
Our thriving international alumni network is active, engaged, and always willing to help other Wheaties succeed.
(Princeton Review, 2023)
TOP100 National liberal arts colleges
Wheaton is consistently ranked among the nation’s best liberal arts colleges.
(U.S. News & World Report, 2022)
#25 Best value in the U.S.
Kilplinger ranked us #25 in best value liberal arts colleges in the U.S. and #45 best value overall.
Wheaton cultivates leaders who enter the world prepared to serve and engage their communities, churches, government, and the global marketplace for Christ and his kingdom. Wheaton’s faithful supporters include alumni, as well as parents and friends, who believe that Wheaton’s mission is rooted in an eternal hope, which makes for real purpose and real partnership.
For Christ & His Kingdom
These words are not just a motto. They are the essence of this vibrant community.
Rooted in our founding and enduring principles, our mission is fueled by an unwavering dedication to biblical truth and boundless love. We value unwavering convictions and open-minded dialogue. Wheaton is truly unique: a liberal arts ethos, rigorous academics, an aspiration to excellence, and a deep commitment to Christian spiritual formation, this is the place where you can learn and grow with a community of spiritual and intellectual peers.
Learn to think well and live well in a vibrant, Christ-centered residential community.
No matter which major(s) you choose, the breadth and depth of a Wheaton education gives you highly marketable skills and a strong foundation in Christian discipleship that will guide you at home, at church, at work, and in the wider world.
Go deeper with a distinctly Christian graduate education.
The Graduate School at Wheaton College offers master’s, doctoral, and certificate programs in high-demand and significant fields such as leadership, education, psychology, ministry, and bible/theology.
500+ graduate student population
28 residential and hybrid degree certificate programs
Feel at home in a supportive, welcoming residential community.
Beginning with our innovative orientation program, Wheaton Passage, your time at Wheaton will be filled with meaningful, shared experiences with your classmates - the people who just may become your best friends for life.
Wheaton's world-renowned Conservatory of Music houses nine ensembles that are open to all Wheaton students, regardless of major. Choose from Chamber Music, Jazz or Percussion Ensemble, Concert Choir, Men's Glee Club, Women's Chorale, Symphonic Band, or Opera Mainstage.
Over 25% of Wheaton’s student body participates in athletics, and it's no wonder with so many options available, including baseball, basketball, football, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, softball, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling. Our Division III athletes are conference and national champions. But, most importantly, we pursue Christian faith, character, and leadership through competitive sports programs that “run the race to win.”
Wheaton students put learning into action in many ways, from independent research projects to immersive, enriching faculty-led experiential learning opportunities all around the globe. Learn more about Global Programs and Studies >
With Wheaton you can:
Engage with the outdoors at HoneyRock, our center for leadership development.
Wheaton College students—affectionately called Wheaties—use their God-given talent, intellect, and creativity to make a difference in communities near and far.
Lucy Browning ’24
In her years so far at Wheaton, Lucy Browning ’24 has presented at national conferences, conducted research in Kenya, volunteered in local communities, and forged lasting friendships with both peers and professors. And she’s just getting started.
Learn more about Vanguard, Wheaton College’s gap year program, from Elliot Chan as he shares how he’s building valuable frameworks for vocation and spiritual disciplines. Hosted at HoneyRock, Vanguard offers an immersive experience for learning about God’s purpose and design for work.
Currently in the Wheaton College Graduate School program for higher education and student development, Da’Nesha Davis M.A. ’24 draws from a deep well of empathy, academic success, and wisdom as she serves students on campus.
Transfer student Josh Winnes ’25 came to Wheaton for its vibrant student community, diving into extracurriculars like ultimate frisbee and other intramurals. He even started a new club “Skivangelism,” which combines his passions for the gospel and winter sports.
How will you live out your life’s callings for Christ and His Kingdom?
Wheaties are living their callings in ways and places that might surprise you. For more than 150 years, our heritage of humble leadership has carried us to every corner of the earth and every corridor of business, education, science, government, service, humanities, and the arts. Ready to take the next step?