Logo for Graduate School

Non-Degree Seeking Student Applications

Students who wish to take one or more classes for graduate credit without being enrolled in a graduate program are classified as Special Students. You can apply to a program for a later term.

Special Student Application

Are you interested in registering for a few classes before enrolling as a full-time student? Get a glimpse inside our graduate school classes and community by registering as a non-degree student. Your courses can count towards your master's degree at Wheaton if you choose to apply at a later time. 

  • Create your Wheaton College Graduate School special student account. For application type, choose graduate short application. On page two of the online application, select Special Student Application.

English Language Institute of China Partnership 

Professional development opportunities in the TESOL and Intercultural Studies department are available for teachers with the English Language Institute of China (ELIC) organization. Visit  ELIC/Wheaton partnership programs if you are interested in learning more about these opportunities.

Applications for the ELIC program are available on the ELIC website. Completed application forms are then submitted to the Wheaton College Graduate Admissions Office.

Online Application

Creating an account will allow you to start an online application to a graduate degree and save your progress. Send online recommendations from your Supplemental Items List.