- Approximately 2,300 undergraduates, 600 graduate students
- 56% female, 44% male (degree seeking undergraduates)
- 28% of all degree seeking students are ethnic minority students; an additional 4% are non-resident aliens. 11% are MK (Missionary Kids) and TCK (Third Culture Kids).
- From 50 states, 39 countries and 30+ church denominations
- 71% of degree seeking undergraduates are from out of state (excludes international students)
- Approximately 92% of undergraduate students (100% of freshmen) live on campus
- 89% are expected to graduate in six years
- Undergraduate tuition: $43,670
- Room and board: $13,512;
- Graduate: $810 per credit hour, $1,280 for Psy.D. students, and $1250 for Ph.D. students
- More than $48 million in scholarships and grants is awarded annually to students (includes federal, state, and institutional sources)
- Federal Pell grants, FSEOG, state, and institutional grants and scholarships are available
In the 2022-23 Academic Year:
- 21% of enrolled, full-time students were Pell Grant recipients
- 89% of undergraduate students received scholarships and grants
- 73% of undergraduates were offered loans and about 49% accepted
- Music, ROTC, and multicultural student scholarships are available.
The following are 6-year graduation rates disaggregated by category for most recent year available.
Students first enrolled in the Fall 2014 semester:
All Students - 88%
- Men: 85%
- Women: 90%
Non Resident Aliens - 88%
Hispanic/Latino - 80%
Asian - 89%
Black/African American - 79%
White - 89%
Two or more races - 88%
- Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant: 89%
- Recipients of a subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant: 86%
- Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or subsidized Stafford Loan: 88%
Wheaton College is intentionally residential for undergraduate students and is a prominent component of the Wheaton experience.
- Approximately 92% of students live on campus.
- Two residence halls (Fischer Hall and Smith-Traber Hall) house first and second-year students.
- Williston Hall houses second and third-year students.
- McManis-Evans houses second, third, and fourth-year students.
- Third and fourth-year students may apply to live in one of 14 college-owned apartment buildings or in one of the 26 college-owned houses.
- Undergraduates may live off campus if living with their parents, spouse, or enrolled part-time, HNGR intern, or are 5th year students or are 3rd or 4th year engineering or nursing majors.
- A limited number of seniors may be granted off-campus permission through the spring housing selection process if Wheaton College determines it does not have on-campus capacity for the entire student body.
- Off-Campus permission is granted through the housing selection process in the spring.
- Limited graduate housing is available for international students who are either single or married, as well as married undergraduate students.