At Wheaton, students follow their interests and pursue their passion. You can explore more than 100 academic programs within the liberal arts and sciences, plus design your own course of study. And you’ll receive tremendous support for internships, independent and collaborative research projects and many other learning experiences outside of class work.
Our faculty build relationships that inspire and sustain.
We believe education is an active pursuit and our faculty share their experiences and expertise at the intersection of theory and practice.
The college has more than 130 full-time faculty members and roughly 90 percent hold Ph.D.s or the top degree in their field of expertise. They teach nearly 600 courses leading to over 100 academic programs and truly reflect the breadth of our academic experience.
Advising & Career Services
Our Filene Center supports, enables and empowers students to maximize their academic success through a variety of programmatic, career development and advising initiatives.
Global & Intercultural
At Wheaton, you will find global courses and campus programs, study abroad options, an international student body, and a connected community with a world of experiences and perspectives.
Projects & Initiatives
Wheaton has a variety of special projects and initiatives that provide students the ability to put into practice what they learn in the classroom.
Located in Meneely; houses virtual and augmented reality devices, Oculus Rift VR gear and Tobii eye tracking technology, as well as two 85-inch LED monitors.
Located in two rooms of the Science Center, known as Wheaton’s central lab. It houses a laser cutter and engraver; two 3-D printers; a 3-D scanner; a scanning design computer; and more. The adjacent space, The Shop, features additional equipment.
Now located in Watson Fine Arts, this space houses the newest piece of maker equipment—a 30-inch programmable Jacquard loom capable of analog weaving custom textiles from digital inputs.
The Idea lab was created to introduce the transformative force of social entrepreneurship to the Wheaton community.
The Shop is spread across two distinct spaces focused on woodworking, metalworking and digital tooling.
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“Fashioning Selves: Dress and Identity” course delves into who wears what and why
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Nursing program inaugural class begins
Wheaton College’s inaugural nursing program class of 36 students started the fall semester with orientation on August 28, embarking on an educational journey that will equip them to become problem solvers who will help address widespread inequities in health care—armed with an interdisciplinary liberal arts education.