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Who is God calling you to become? What do you believe? At Wheaton College, go ahead and ask the big questions. Because here, you’ll find a Christ-centered education, unwavering support, and life-changing opportunities that will help you start finding the answers. At the same time, expect to have a lot of fun with a lot of new friends. Intrigued? Keep scrolling! We have lots to share.

Where Wheaton Grads are Changing the World:

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Why Choose Wheaton?

Adventurous Academics

With our 150+ majors, minors, concentrations, and certificates, you can dive deep into the subjects you’re passionate about. Meanwhile, Christ at the Core, our exceptional general education experience, offers a broad and distinctly Christian exposure to the arts and sciences.

Easy Access To Chicago

Hop on a train just a block off campus, and all the cultural, social, economic, and artistic opportunities of downtown Chicago are yours to explore (only 25 miles east!). Chicago is the perfect place to start and advance your career.

Total Excellence

Whether you’re onstage or on the field, serving the community or studying abroad, you’ll find excellence and faith all across the board. Learn more about our All-American athletics teams, Conservatory of Music, clubs and organizations, and everywhere else Wheaties pursue their talents.

Kindness & Joy

From prayer gatherings and worship nights to hip-hop battles and Christmas celebrations, you’ll experience a phenomenal sense of community unlike any other. Where lifelong friendships start, and your whole self is celebrated and respected.

“One of the Best Colleges in America.”

Money Magazine

89% of undergraduate students receive institutional grants and scholarships.

“Number 1 Christ-Centered College among National Liberal Arts Colleges.”

U.S. News & World Report

64% of our students participate in club, intramural or intercollegiate sports.

99% of graduates have landed their first destination within six months of graduation.

“Number 13 best alumni network.”

The Princeton Review

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Each year, Wheaton College provides more than $45 million in financial aid to students based on merit and financial need. Nearly 90 percent of new first-year students receive some combination of scholarships, grants, loans, and/or federal work-study to help make their Wheaton experience affordable.

To attend Wheaton, you should be able to affirm our mission and Community Covenant. Our mission is to develop whole persons who will build the church and benefit society worldwide “For Christ and His Kingdom.” Our Community Covenant is a shared commitment to cultivate a community of Christians who live, learn, work, serve, and worship together. Living in this kind of community is like no other—it’s a place of grace where you’ll make lifelong, life-changing friends and be surrounded by caring mentors and guides.

For Early Action I, applications are due October 15. For Early Action II, November 15. And for Regular Decision I and II, January 15 and February 15. We offer both our own application and the Common App.

Ready to prepare for all of life’s callings?

Keep learning about Wheaton, where you can be a faithful servant, a leader, a friend, and most importantly, yourself.

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