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Wheaton College

Wheaton College



Norton, Massachusetts

Closest International Airports



Wall Street Journal & Times Higher Education Rank #39 US Liberal Arts Colleges

Undergraduate Body


Annual Tuition Fees

USD 55904

Annual Living Cost

USD 14378

Popular Majors

Business and Management Economics, Political Science, English, Film & New Media, Computer Science, Psychology, Neuroscience, Biology

Admissions Officer

Mr. Jason Laperriere

Next Genius Scholars on Campus


Wheaton College Massachusetts is a Top 40, selective, private, co-educational liberal arts and sciences college that educates 1,760 students from 40 US states and 71 countries. Wheaton’s 400-acre campus is located in Norton and with convenient access by commuter rail to Boston (50 minutes) and Providence, Rhode Island (30 minutes). Wheaton offers 100+ majors and minors, the most popular including business and management, economics, political science, English, film & new media, computer science, psychology, neuroscience and biology.  Through the “Wheaton Edge”, all students are guaranteed $3,000-$5,000 in funding to support internships and research. Wheaton graduates boast a 97% success rate within six months of graduation.

With an 11:1 student to faculty ratio and an average class size of 15-20, Wheaton students learn in close proximity to both their professors and their peers. The COMPASS curriculum features a First Year Experience Course, a sophomore year experience, and an academic major. COMPASS gives students the freedom and flexibility to create their own path to success, with personalized advising and faculty mentorship. These may include Global Honors, the Eliza Wheaton Liberal Arts, or the Taylor and Lance Social Justice programs, among many other options. “Classes at Wheaton are challenging and the professors really push us to be better every day. They are friendly and work hard to develop personal relationships with us”, says Shlok Rathod, from Mumbai’s Podar International School.

The classic New England liberal arts and science college campus features a new Science Center, a new first-year student residence hall that opened in August 2019, a recently renovated Dining Hall, and the WiN Hub Center for Entrepreneurship. Social life at Wheaton is vibrant with 100+ clubs and organizations, including a Cricket Club and the South Asia Student Initiative, cultural and arts programs, athletics and sports, speakers, and a range of other social opportunities. Students live on campus for all four years in residence halls and theme houses.

12% of Wheaton’s students are international and a strong Indian and Next Genius community is developing at Wheaton, with five Next Genius scholars enrolled at Wheaton. “I love the size of my college. It’s a small college with a large campus. What I appreciate the most about Wheaton is the balance it offers in terms of classroom learning and extra-curricular engagement on campus. I also love how everyone is happy to be here”, says Anoushka Agrawal of Dhirubhai Ambani International School and a Next Genius scholar on campus.

Wheaton prepares students for the transition to the workforce through the COMPASS curriculum, faculty and staff advising and mentoring, and unparalleled opportunities to develop skill sets and gain practical, hands-on experience through research, internships, and study abroad. Career Services Program, where students visit on day one of college. Since 2000, the college has produced 107 Fulbright, 18 Watson, and 3 Rhodes Scholars.

Application Requirements
Submit all components of your application before the deadline. Check the application requirements page (link below) to ensure you have completed all the components of your college application. 
Application Deadline: 
January 1, 2024

  • Submit Your College Application/Common App
  • Transcripts/Marksheets: Submit your 9th to 11th grade transcripts (marksheets) and your latest 12th grade marksheet
  • Letter of Recommendations

Counselor Recommendation Required, Teacher Evaluation(s): 1 Required

  • English Proficiency Scores

Duolingo English Test, TOEFL or IELTS accepted. Check the international application requirements page on the College Website to see if you are eligible for English Proficiency Test Waiver.

  • Test Score Policy


  • Financial Documents

  • Application Requirements Link

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