Wheaton College is on a 80-acre campus in the suburban setting of Wheaton, Illinois, not far from Chicago.
There are many activities and organizations for Wheaton College students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Wheaton College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Wheaton College has several thriving Discipleship small groups. In fact, more students participate in the Discipleship small groups than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Wheaton College include intramurals, Club Sports, Christian Service Council and New Student Orientation.
Wheaton College students' favorite campus traditions are Mastodon March, Talent Show and Presidents Ball.
This table offers information on housing at Wheaton College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||90%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||2,175|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,812|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||10%|
Wheaton College offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Wheaton College students live on campus. In 2022, 90% of undergrads at Wheaton College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 10% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Wheaton College. There are 2,175 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,322 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,812 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Wheaton College offers coed housing.
At Wheaton College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Wheaton College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Wheaton College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Wheaton College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Wheaton College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Wheaton College, take Interstate 88 to Wheaton, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to OHare International airport.
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