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Wheaton College - Massachusetts

Norton, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate80%

About Wheaton College

Wheaton College is a top-ranked undergraduate institution that offers more than 100 majors and minors in the liberal arts and sciences. Located between Boston and Providence, Rhode Island, Wheaton is located in the town of Norton, Massachusetts and has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,661 (fall 2022). The college's interdisciplinary curriculum combines rigorous academics with experiential learning through internships, research, campus jobs, student leadership, and entrepreneurial ventures. Wheaton invests more than $1.2 million annually toward these opportunities, guaranteeing funding for every student. As a result, Wheaton graduates report a 98 percent success rate in launching careers and pursuing advanced education within six months of graduation.

Wheaton College is a private, nonprofit college in the suburb of Norton, Massachusetts. Wheaton College was founded in 1834. The college currently enrolls around 1,667 students a year, including 1,668 undergrads.

2021 Acceptance Rate for Wheaton College

It is very difficult to get into Wheaton College. The acceptance rate at Wheaton College is 80%. Out of 4,004 applications received in 2021, 3,198 students were offered admission.

Wheaton College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 80%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes

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Wheaton College is located in the town of Norton, Massachusetts, in the suburbs of Boston.

If you are interested in seeing Wheaton College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 495 to Norton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Logan International.

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Wheaton College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

May 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wheaton College is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wheaton College is May 1.

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Wheaton College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1180 - 1340


Math SAT Range

570 - 670


Reading SAT Range

590 - 680

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Wondering what life at Wheaton College is like? There are approximately 1,667 students enrolled at Wheaton College, including 1,668 undergraduate students and -1 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 40% percent are from MA and 60% percent of students are from other states.


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