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COLLEGE PROFILE

Wheaton College

Wheaton, IL

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$46,310
Tuition and Fees
$34,050
Room and Board
$9,560
Books and Supplies
$800
Other Expenses
$1,900
Payment PlansInstallment plan, deferred payment

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application Deadline 
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001781
Free
Institution's own form 

PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants415 (70.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need341 (82.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid341 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met78 (22.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met86%
Average Award$24,703
Need-Based Gift
Received by 341 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,671
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 261 (76.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,438
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 99 (29.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift154 (26.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,247
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants1,504 (62.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,314 (87.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,306 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met296 (22.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met85%
Average Award$24,946
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,301 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,622
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,005 (77.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,059
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 361 (27.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift531 (22.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,343
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
54%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$27,354
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
4.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Minority scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education
Number of Awards
1,182
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Debating, Music
Number of Awards
171
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
13
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Public Servants, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
252
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,336
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.77 4.31 670 700 32
Low 3.25 3.83 670 680 31
High 4.00 4.81 670 720 34
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