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Wheaton College Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Wheaton, IL

Location and Setting


Wheaton Population
53,648
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Chicago
Campus Size
80 acres

Weather

Temperature
12.9 average low in January, 79.6 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Chicago
Nearest Train Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Chicago

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
91% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Thunder
School Colors
Orange and blue

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Rowing x      
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Golf x  
Rowing x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Golf x  
Rowing    
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading, crew, lacrosse
Men's Club Sports
crew, ice hockey, lacrosse, rowing

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, golf, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, discipleship small groups, intramurals, club sports, christian service council, new student orientation
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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