University Type and Campus :
Suburban, 80 acres
Wheaton College is an explicitly Christian, residential liberal arts college and graduate school located in Wheaton, Illinois, a suburb 25 miles (40km) west of Chicago. The Protestant college was founded by evangelical abolitionists in 1860. Wheaton College was a stop on the Underground Railroad and graduated Illinois' first African-American college graduate.
Drawing 2,500 undergraduates from all 50 United States, 50 countries, and over 55 church denominations, Wheaton offers 40 majors in the arts, humanities, literature, foreign languages, social sciences, and natural sciences.
Motto: "For Christ and His Kingdom"
Endowment: $405 million
Administrative staff: 198 full time 104 part time
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