Liberal arts curriculum

The Wheaton College was founded in 1834 and is situated on a more than 400-acre residential campus in Norton, Mass, 35 miles south of Boston. All courses and classes encourage students to make connections between disciplines, between cultures, between theory and practice.

Courses offered

Wheaton offers a challenging liberal arts curriculum leading to a bachelor of arts degree in more than 40 majors and 50 minors. Students choose from over 600 courses in subjects from physics to philosophy, political science to computer science, art history to theatre, English to economics.


TOEFL scores 237 on the computer-based, 580 on the paper-based TOEFL or 90 on the internet-based TOEFL (iBT), 6.5 on IELTS.

Application decision plans and deadlines

Early decision I: November 1

Early decision II: January 15

Regular decision: January 15

Transfer (fall entry): March 1

Transfer (spring entry): November 1

Tuition and fees

Tuition: $38,585

Room and board: $9,150

Total: $48,010


Approximately 60 per cent of students receive some form of student aid, including grants, work-study, loans and outside scholarships.

Beginning with freshmen entering, all applicants are considered for merit scholarships of up to $15,000 per year. These scholarships are renewable throughout a student’s academic career.


Wheaton’s also has a residential campus which is located in Norton, Massachusetts, between Boston and Providence.