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For Christ and His Kingdom

Committed to
Christ-Centered
Education 

About our institutional commitments

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.

(Kiplinger Finance, 2019)

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Invest in Wheaton's Mission.

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.

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World-Class Academics

Rooted in faith. Christ at the core.

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Undergraduate Majors
& Minors

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.

90+
majors, minors, concentrations & certificates

11:1
student-faculty ratio

86%
of students receive financial aid

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Graduate & Professional Programs

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

100%
Christ-committed faculty

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Interested in learning more about Wheaton College Graduate School? Share your information with us here.

 

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Conservatory of Music

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.

Thunder Athletics

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.”

Student Focused.
Christ-Committed.
Inquiry-driven.

Learn from Wheaton faculty, Christian thought leaders with a passion for teaching.

Wheaton College IL Dr. Sally Schwer Canning with Urban Community Health Lab doctoral students

PCFT Faculty Research Labs

Dr. Sally Schwer Canning is one of six faculty in the School of Psychology, Counseling, and Family Therapy running research labs that employ undergraduate and graduate students at Wheaton.

Dr. Timothy Larsen

Dr. Timothy Larsen ’89, M.A. ’90, Carolyn and Fred McManis Professor of Christian Thought and Professor of History, has been named president-elect of the American Society of Church History.

Kelly Vazquez

Dr. Kelly Vazquez

Assistant Professor of Engineering Dr. Kelly Vazquez is one of fourteen new faculty joining Wheaton’s undergraduate and graduate programs this 23-24 academic year.

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?