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Wheaton College Massachusetts Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Wheaton College Massachusetts. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Wheaton College Massachusetts Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Wheaton College Massachusetts was awarded 26 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is psychology.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2020 analysis, Wheaton College Massachusetts is ranked #223 out of 1,727 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Out of the 70 colleges in Massachusetts, Wheaton College Massachusetts is ranked at #22.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Wheaton College Massachusetts?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Wheaton College Massachusetts is a competitive 48%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 42% of students accepted to Wheaton College Massachusetts submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 590 and 680. Math scores were between 560 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Wheaton College Massachusetts  ( 590 to 680 )
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SAT Math Scores for Wheaton College Massachusetts  ( 560 to 670 )
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Wheaton College Massachusetts received ACT scores from 15% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 26 and 30.

ACT Composite Scores for Wheaton College Massachusetts  ( 26 to 30 )
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Wheaton College Massachusetts Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Wheaton College Massachusetts it is much better at 11 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access student will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Wheaton College Massachusetts is 72%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  72 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Wheaton College Massachusetts

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 88% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Wheaton College Massachusetts enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  88 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Wheaton College Massachusetts for first-time, full-time students is 76%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  76 out of 100
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Good Overall Diversity at Wheaton College Massachusetts

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,688 undergraduates at Wheaton College Massachusetts with 1,675 being full-time and 13 being part-time.

Wheaton College Massachusetts Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Wheaton College Massachusetts is 75.62 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  75.62 out of 100
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How Much Does Wheaton College Massachusetts Cost?

The overall average net price of Wheaton College Massachusetts is $27,875. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Wheaton College Massachusetts

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,076 $22,927 $23,413 $24,461 $32,509

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Wheaton College Massachusetts, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Wheaton College Massachusetts, approximately 74% of students took out student loans averaging $7,202 a year. That adds up to $28,808 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wheaton College Massachusetts is 2.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Wheaton College Massachusetts Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Wheaton College Massachusetts make around $47,600 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Wheaton College Massachusetts students since it is 17% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.

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Location of Wheaton College Massachusetts

Located in Norton, Massachusetts, Wheaton College Massachusetts is a private not-for-profit institution. Norton is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Location of Wheaton College Massachusetts

Contact details for Wheaton College Massachusetts are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 26 E Main St, Norton, MA 02766-2322
Phone: 508-286-8200
Website: www.wheatoncollege.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WheatonCollege
Twitter: http://twitter.com/wheaton

Wheaton College Massachusetts Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 58 $38,600
General Psychology 51 $26,500
General Biology 23 $26,600
Economics 22 $39,900
General English Literature 19 $27,800
Ethnic Studies 16 $32,600

Learn more about the majors offered at Wheaton College Massachusetts along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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