Wheelock College at a Glance

Fact sheet
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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
- Art History
- Child Life Dual Degree (BA/BS and MS)
- Communications & Media Literacy
- Early Childhood Education Dual Degree (BS and MS)
- Educational Studies
- Elementary Education
- Environmental Studies
- Humanities and Writing
- Integrated Sciences
- Juvenile Justice & Youth Advocacy
- Mathematics for Teaching
- Mathematics/Science for Teaching
- Performing Arts
- Political Science & Global Studies
- Psychology & Human Development
- Science for Teaching
- Social Work
- Social Work/Juvenile Justice Dual Degree (BSW and BS)
- Special Education
- Visual Arts

- 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 (Reading Specialist)

Full-Time Faculty:

70 (112 full-time equivalent faculty)

Student-Faculty Ratio:

11 to 1; average class size is 17

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


2015-2016 Tuition:

$32,625 (12-20 credits)

2015-2016 Room & Board:





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



Out of State Enrollment:


International Enrollment:


Undergraduates on Financial Aid:


First-year Retention Rate:
(Overall Retention Rate = 78%)


Six-year Graduation Rate:


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, softball, track & field
- Men's basketball, cross-country, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track & field


2015-2016 Tuition for On-Campus Courses:

$990 per credit hour for graduate Education degree programs and certificates, graduate Nonprofit Leadership degree and certificate programs, and Certificate in Parenting Education
$1,010 per credit hour for graduate Social Work degree programs and certificates.
$1,020 for graduate Child Life programs

2015-2016 Tuition for Off-Campus Courses:

$835 per credit hour for graduate degree programs

2015-2016 Tuition for Online Courses

$595 per credit hour for graduate degree program

2015- 2016 Tuition for Non-Matriculated Students

$1,020 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, sex, 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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