How much does Wheaton College cost?

Wheaton College full-time tuition, average housing, food, and fees—a.k.a. the average direct cost for on-campus undergraduate students—will be $59,768 for the 2024-2025 academic year.

But keep in mind: Most Wheaton students do not pay this average cost. They pay their specific price less any grants and scholarships, which varies based on the information you supply on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Too busy to do the math? Use our Net Price Calculator to estimate what your Wheaton College education will cost.

Wheaton College 2024-2025 Cost of Attendance

Below, you’ll find a breakdown of the costs to attend Wheaton for the upcoming academic year.

Wheaton College 2024-2025 Costs 
Tuition $45,420
Average Course Fees $126
Average On-Campus Housing $7,900*
Food $6,148✝
Health and Wellness Fee $300
Total Direct Cost: $59,768
Books ($39/hour) $936
Personal/Misc. $1,900
Transportation $660
Total Cost: $63,264
Passage: The Orientation Program of Wheaton College
     Fee for Passage $995**

* Room charges may vary depending on options chosen
✝ Cost based on a full 18 meal plan option plus an allowance for an additional three meals per week.
** Financial assistance for Wheaton Passage will be determined by information provided on a student's FAFSA and their financial aid eligibility. No further application is required.

For more detailed costs, please reference the cost page.

Two more points to note:

  • The tuition costs listed here are actually 18% percent lower than Wheaton’s full tuition rate, thanks to support from the college’s endowment and its generous donors.
  • Wheaton's tuition is below the average for the other top 60 schools listed in U.S. News and World Report’s National Liberal Arts Colleges rankings.

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Whether you have questions about affording a Wheaton education or want more information about our academic programs, Wheaton's admissions counselors are your first point of contact.