Wheaton College

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Wheaton College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Norton, MA, a predominately suburban area. Wheaton College has an enrollment of approximately 1,700 students.

Wheaton College accepts roughly 70 percent of students applying each year. Of those that are accepted, around 18 percent of students attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wheatoncollege.edu.

Overall Wheaton College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Wheaton College was reported as 67.4% in Fall 2012 with over 3,940 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Wheaton College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 58.9%
  • 2009-2010: 61.6%
  • 2010-2011: 61.6%
  • 2011-2012: 60.2%
  • 2012-2013: 67.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 63.2%

How Does Wheaton College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Wheaton College is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Stonehill College70.9%
Dean College68.4%
Rhode Island School of Design27.3%
Providence College59.8%
Bryant University76.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)

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