About Wheaton College

Established 1860

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)

Top 100 National Liberal Arts Colleges

Wheaton is consistently ranked among the nation’s best liberal arts colleges.

(U.S. News & World Report, 2022)



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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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Our History

From the Abolitionist movement to the revivals of Billy Graham, Wheaton has experienced more than 150 years of dynamic engagement in academics and culture. Wheaton’s history is marked by stories of great faith and learning, and of the students who took their Wheaton education to influence the world For Christ and His Kingdom.

Board of Trustees group Photo 2023
Stone Wall with Text For Christ and His Kingdom

Our Motto and Mission

Wheaton’s mission statement expresses the stable and enduring identity of the College - our reason for existence and our role in society and the church. All the purposes, goals, and activities of the College are guided by this mission.