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Wheelock College
Wheelock College 200 the Riverway Boston, MA 02215 Phone: (617) 879-2000
  • General Information
    About Wheelock College

    To improve the lives of children and families. Our Vision As a private college with a public mission, Wheelock strives to be the premier college educating people to create a safe, caring, and just world for children and families. As we have since 1888, we contribute to the vitality of families, communities, and societies by: Educating students who are well prepared academically and as practitioners with real-world experience -ready to be leaders and advocates, confident in their abilities, and sought after in a wide range of careers; Advocating for programs, policies, and laws that enhance the quality of life for children and families.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 1,092
    Percent Admitted 75%
    Men Admitted 55%
    Women Admitted 79%
    Full Time Retention Rate 66%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 440 520
      Math 420 530
      Writing 430 540
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 18 23
      English 18 24
      Math 16 24
      Writing 18 24
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 1,285
    Native American 3.0
    Asian 25.0
    African American 109.0
    Hispanic 72.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 804
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 163

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