U.S. News & World Report Ranks Wheaton College Among Top National Liberal Arts Colleges

September 13, 2017

U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges guide ranked Wheaton College among the top 233 liberal arts colleges in the nation.

This year, Wheaton placed 63rd among liberal arts colleges and is the highest-ranked member school from the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities. Wheaton is also ranked 76th on the U.S. News list of Best Value Colleges

Along with its Best Colleges and Best Value rankings, Wheaton placed 56th in High School Counselor Rankings.

The U.S. News rankings emphasize academic excellence and student outcomes in their methodology and evaluate colleges and universities on up to 15 measures of academic quality, as well as on graduation and freshman retention rates.

“We are grateful that Wheaton College continues to be recognized as a nationally ranked, rigorous liberal arts institution,” says Wheaton College Provost Margaret Diddams. “At Wheaton, students receive a Christ-centered education in top-notch facilities from professors who are recognized leaders in their fields. I encourage prospective students to visit our campus to experience firsthand this remarkable community dedicated to Christ and his Kingdom.”

All U.S. News and World Report rankings are posted online at usnews.com. For more information about Wheaton’s rankings in various major outlets, visit wheaton.edu/rankings.