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Wheaton College in the Rankings

While Wheaton College does not shape its academic or co-curricular programs with rankings in mind, we recognize that they can be a useful tool, and appreciate the third-party endorsement they often provide. Overall, the rankings and ratings indicate that Wheaton provides an excellent liberal arts education at a great value.


2016-2017 Rankings

(as of October 2016)


Forbes 2016

13th out of 25 Best Midwest Colleges (view >


Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017

One of the top 47 Best Buy Colleges and Universities (view the book >


Kiplinger’s 2016

39th out of 300 in best U.S. college values (view >)

24th out of 100 Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges (view >)


MONEY Magazine 2016

75 out of 705 Best Colleges (view >)

25 on Money’s list of the 50 Best Liberal Arts Colleges 2016 (view >)


US News and World Report 2017

62nd out of 230+ National Liberal Arts Colleges (view > )


Washington Monthly 2016

99th on its list of 248 liberal arts colleges. (view > )

162 out of 367 on the list of Best Bang for the Buck schools in the Midwest. (view >)

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