Wheelock College at a Glance

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2013-2014 Institutional Information


Jackie Jenkins-Scott


A member of the Association of Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM), Wheelock is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC); National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE); Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Visit the Accreditation Information web pages.

Academic Programs

- American Studies
- Child Life  (Bachelor's/Master's program)
- Communications & Media Literacy
- Early Childhood Education
- Elementary Education
- Environmental Studies
- Humanities
- Juvenile Justice & Youth Advocacy
- Mathematics & Science
- Performing and Visual Arts
- Political Science & Global Studies
- Psychology & Human Development
- Social Work
- Social Work/Juvenile Justice (dual degree)
- Special Education

- Child Life and Family Centered Care
- Early Childhood Education
- Educational Studies
- Integrated Elementary & Special Education
- Language & Literacy Studies
- Nonprofit Leadership
- Social Work
- Social Work/Nonprofit Leadership Dual Degree
- Teacher of Reading

Full-Time Faculty:

65 (101 full-time equivalent faculty)

Faculty Holding Terminal (highest available) Degrees:


Student-Faculty Ratio:

16 to 1; average class size is 16

Living Alumni:

more than 15,000

Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Social Work
Master of Science
Master of Social Work

Community Service

Wheelock students provide an estimated 193,000 hours of service annually. Community outreach programs include:
- Wheelock Mattahunt Community Partnership
- Center of Excellence for Military Children and Families
- Aspire Institute
- Wheelock Family Theatre

Global Initiatives

- Global Challenges and Opportunities Facing Children, Youth, and Families Conference
- International Degree Programs
- International Visiting Scholars
- International Service Learning Trips



$31,675 (12-20 credits)

Room & Board:





88.1% Female, 11.8% Male (Full-time students)



Out of State Enrollment:


International Enrollment:

 3.8 %

Undergraduates on Financial Aid:


Students Living On Campus:


Students Completing at Least One Field Experience or Internship:


NCAA Division III Sports

- Women's basketball, cross-country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer
- Men's basketball, cross-country, lacrosse, soccer, tennis


Tuition for On-Campus Courses:

$965 per credit hour for graduate Education degree programs, certificate in Parenting Education, and course clusters
$990 per credit hour for graduate Child Life, Nonprofit Leadership, and Social Work programs

Tuition for Off-Campus Courses:

$775 per credit hour for graduate degree programs

Tuition for Non-Matriculated Students

$990 per credit hour (fall and spring semesters only; see special summer rates)



International Enrollment:




International and Domestic Off-Campus Programs

Singapore Campus

In Singapore, Wheelock currently offers bachelor's level programs in partnership with the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and SEED Institute. Additionally, a master's level is offered in conjunction with SEED Institute.

Worcester, MA Campus

Wheelock offers a Master of Social Work degree program in Worcester, MA.

Wheelock College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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