Wheelock College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Wheelock College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,170 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1888 and is one of the 32 colleges located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
21
Fair
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are available at Wheelock College.

Wheelock College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 21 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Social Work, Psychology, Work and Family Studies, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
69%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Wheelock College student retention rate is relatively low at 69% (below Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Wheelock College is below average - 56%.

Student to faculty ratio at Wheelock College is good, 10:1. Learn more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,000
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high, $32,700 per year. The additional fees at Wheelock College beyond tuition are nearly $1,300; which makes it a total of $34,000 per academic year.

Read the details about Wheelock College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
95%
Easy
According to recent data, 1,331 applications were submitted and 1,270 were accepted; so it is very easy to get accepted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Wheelock College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Wheelock College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Wheelock College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Wheelock College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 700 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime information, Wheelock College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Wheelock College Location and Maps



Post Address: Wheelock College, 200 Riverway, Boston, Massachusetts 02215-4104, USA
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