Description

Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts takes pride in its comprehensive learning programs and environmental sustainability initiatives.

For over 150 years, the school has been one of the only private liberal arts institutions serving the Boston area. Pre-professional and undergraduate degree offerings include:

  • Animal Behavior
  • Astronomy
  • Creative Writing and Literature
  • Environmental Studies
  • Pre-Law
  • Public Health

Dual-degree graduate programs are offered in conjunction with other universities in concentrations like Business Administration, Integrated Marketing Communication, Optometry, and Religion.

The school’s special Connections program gives students a chance to experience academics on an entirely different level through interactive field trips, internships, research opportunities, study abroad travel, etc.

The school is also committed to sustainability and environmental protection. From caring for its apple orchard onsite to recycling programs, the college is continually working toward making a positive impact. Students are constantly coming up with new ways to enhance such efforts.

College life at Wheaton gives students a multitude of ways to learn and grow outside of the classroom through athletic teams, residential living, social events, student council, and more.

Admissions criteria will look at a student’s extracurricular involvements along with test scores. Tuition assistance is available through financial aid programs for qualifying applicants.

Quick Facts about Wheaton College, Norton

Region

Northeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Private

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Lyons

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$41,600

Out-of-State Tuition

$41,600

Retention Rate

87%

Enrollment

1,655

Year Established

1834

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
1,655
Freshman Class
465
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
1,655

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
96%
Part-Time
4%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
32%
Out-of-State
68%

Gender of Students

Women
68%
Men
32%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
5%
Asian
2%
Caucasian
80%
Latino
5%
Other
8%

Students State Origin

Massachusetts
32%
New York
11%
Connecticut
10%
Maine
6%
New Hampshire
4%
Other
37%

International Students

International
6%
Domestic
94%

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