Wheaton College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Norton, MA, which is a predominantly suburban area. Enrollment at Wheaton College exceeds 1,600 per year.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Social Sciences
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- English Language And Literature
- Visual And Performing Arts
To be considered for admissions, you may be required to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit any transcripts or test scores, which are then studied by the admissions office. 62% of applicants are admitted to this school, of which 22 percent choose to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found through the school's primary website or by requesting information here.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $46,000, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to use the school's net price calculator to better estimate their cost of attending Wheaton College. Housing is available for students and costs about $6,300 for the year. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The mascot for Wheaton College is the "Lyons", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through the NCAA. Sports available may include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
- Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
Students who wish to view more about Wheaton College can visit their website at wheatoncollege.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the applicants Wheaton College – Norton accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Wheaton College – Norton has a total student population of about 1,600. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 26% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $47,000-$57,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- For part-time students, charges are between $1,500-$1,800 per unit
- May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||97%||$25,962|
|Receiving Student Loans||77%||$7,262|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Wheaton College – Norton may offer services including:
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
With a high graduation rate of around 76%, Wheaton College – Norton is among the most successful schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||71%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||4%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.7%|
Wheaton College – Norton is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (New England Womens & Mens Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (New England Womens & Mens Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field (New England Womens & Mens Athletic Conference)
- Field Hockey
- Synchronized Swimming
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Wheaton College – Norton by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Wheaton College – Norton.
- Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, MA (11 miles away)
- Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, CT (56 miles away)
- University of New Hampshire at Manchester in Manchester, NH (72 miles away)
- University of Maine at Farmington in Farmington, ME (98 miles away)
- Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT (101 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Wheaton College – Norton for official up-to-date information.