Why Wheaton?

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Why Wheaton?

Why Wheaton?

Wheaton is the standard-bearer for world-class undergraduate and graduate Christian education.

Cultivate your gifts and a valuable skill set at the academic home of integrated faith and learning where the very idea of Christian Liberal Arts has been defined for over a century.


At Wheaton, you'll find...

World-Class Academics

Deepen your faith through intellectual testing as you work with premier faculty who are true mentors and guides. Learn more about the Liberal Arts at Wheaton >

Curiosity & Conviction

With a 10:1 student-faculty ratio, our 50+ majors and concentrations have an average class size of 23 students, allowing you to dive deep into the subjects you are passionate about. Explore our programs >

Christ at the Core

Our one-of-a-kind core curriculum is marked by academic excellence and grounded in the person of Jesus Christ and his truth as revealed in the Scriptures. Learn more about the innovative Christ at the Core curriculum >

Wisdom & Growth

Learn from top professors who are also today’s Christian thought leaders. Meet our faculty >

Hands-On & Collaborative Learning

At Wheaton, you’ll have exceptional opportunities at places like our Wheaton College Field Station in the Black Hills and specialized academic centers that focus on areas as diverse as applied Christian ethics, urban engagement, outdoor leadership, human needs and global resources, and faith and innovation.

Grace & Connection

Through campus houses, halls, clubs, choirs, and teams, you’ll form microcommunities that offer a place not only of growth, faith, and academics but of inspiring and generous fun—a safe, challenging, and profoundly real second family. Learn more about life at Wheaton >

Total Excellence

At Wheaton, you don’t have to settle. With top rankings in U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, and Money magazine, as well as Kiplinger’s consistently rating Wheaton as one of the best values in higher education, you can confidently choose Wheaton. 

Lifelong Friendships

Hear from five friends from the class of 2007 about the impact of their friendship on their faith and and lives after college. Ready to meet the friends you'll keep for a lifetime? Apply to Wheaton today!


Your Ambitious Calling

Here, you will find limitless ways to grow into your ambitious calling. 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, entrepreneurs, and, yes, church leaders, missionaries, and theologians.

Do you believe in finding your ambitious calling?

At Wheaton, we believe it's possible. We believe you will find it here.

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