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Can I get into Wheaton College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,390 out of 1,971 applicants or 71% were admitted making Wheaton College a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Wheaton College typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||42%||46%||44%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Wheaton College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Wheaton College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 27 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 69 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wheaton College.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1280 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1185. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1375 out of 1600. 50 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>82%|
|29 to 32||Avg +||71%-82%|
|27 to 29||Avg -||62%-71%|
|25 to 27||Reach||51%-62%|
|Less than 25||Low||<51%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1470 and Above||Good||>81%|
|1375 to 1470||Avg +||71%-81%|
|1280 to 1375||Avg -||59%-71%|
|1185 to 1280||Reach||46%-59%|
|Less than 1185||Low||<46%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Wheaton College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wheaton College was 3.71 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Wheaton College accepts 71% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||24%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||4%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||2%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 10, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Wheaton College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=149781 IPEDS survey data for Wheaton College.